Students will compete in both team and individual events at the Seventh Annual San Joaquin County Math Tournament for seventh and eighth graders at the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) this weekend.
Participants will solve 10 problems individually in 30 minutes and 10 problems cooperatively with their team in 20 minutes. Answers to all questions will be reviewed after both events. Only participants, staff, coaches, and proctors will be allowed in the tournament room.
The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tournament welcome is at 9:30 a.m.; individual event begins at 9:40 a.m.; team event begins at 11:20 a.m.; awards ceremony begins at 1 p.m.
About 190 students from 19 schools across the county are slated to participate; the competition will be at the Wentworth Education Center, San Joaquin County Office of Education, 2707 Transworld Drive in Stockton.
The annual San Joaquin County Math Tournament helps schools promote excellence in math, raise student test scores, increase student self-esteem, develop problem-solving skills, and hone cooperative skills in a competitive environment. The tournament for fourth- through sixth-grade students was held on April 1. The SJCOE Mathematics Department hosts the County Math Tournament.