Math Contests

There is more to Math than Math classes!

SRJC math students are encouraged to explore and participate in various contests available only to Community College Math students.

We encourage you to talk with our faculty for additional information if you are interested.

The Spring 2024 AMATYC Exam will be from 9:00am to 11:00am on Friday, March 1, in Kunde 202.

Register online here:

Faculty contact for the AMATYC Exam: Ying Lin

Do you want to be the next student to win a $3000 scholarship?

* You must be a student in a two-year college or higher who has not earned a degree.

* Students in four-year colleges and in high school cannot participate for the grand prize.

* You must have completed both tests during the year to participate for the grand prize.

* In addition, a student must have completed at least 12 semester hours of community college work by the end of the semester in which the second test is given.

* For more questions, visit the FAQ page.

For more information, you can visit the AMATYC website

Round 1 is in the fall on November 3. Round 2 is in the spring on March 1st.

  • SRJC, Santa Rosa campus, room Kunde 202
  • Start between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m (you cannot leave before 9 AM.)
  • One hour exam.
  • Graphing calculator allowed (no QWERTY keyboard)*

The level of the test is precalculus mathematics. Questions are from a standard syllabus in College Algebra and Trigonometry and may involve precalculus algebra, trigonometry, synthetic and analytic geometry, and probability.

Old exams with solutions available outside Kunde 227 (Ying Lin's office) or at:

If you have any questions, please contact Ying Lin

* For example, TI-83, 84, 89, Inspire are permitted, but not TI-92 or Voyager

Who exactly is eligible?

Any student at a two-year College who has not earned a two- year College or higher degree is eligible to compete (part- time students are eligible)

CMC3 welcomes community college mathematics students to participate in the student poster session for our conference.

CMC3 will give out the following prizes:

  • A $150 or higher scholarship will be awarded for each Student Poster entry presented at the Monterey Conference. ($150 to a single student presenter or $75 to each student of a pair of presenters). The amount may change from year to year.
  • Additional scholarships will be awarded to the winning poster(s).

Posters are judged on three criteria:

  1. Mathematical Content
  2. Student Presentation of the Poster/Project
  3. Poster Design

Students interested should ask a faculty member to mentor them through this process.  For poster guidelines and to apply go to the following URL:

CMC3 will honor one student who has investigated a topic or application of mathematics.

  • The selected student will attend the CMC3 Recreational Mathematics Online Conference and give a 20 minute presentation on the student's work.
  • The CMC3 Recreational Mathematics Conference
  • Students must have a Community College math faculty member serve as mentor.
  • Interested students can contact Larry Green at for more information.

To apply, go to the following URL: