Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO)
Starting from 1989, the Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO) was held in March every year. Countries and cities in the Asian-Pacific region, such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and the USA take part in the Olympiad.
Students take the test in their own country. They have to solve 5 problems in 4 hours, and each problem is worth 7 points. The problems are in general a bit easier than those in the IMO.
Various awards will be given to contestants. A special prize is given to any student who obtains full score. On the other hand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards are presented according to the following cutting scores:
In addition, honourable mention may be awarded to students who reach reasonable standards but have not obtained any of the above-mentioned awards.
However, there are limitations to the number of awards given. In each country or region, the maximum numbers of awards in a year are as follows:
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