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British Maths Olympiad Round 2 Awards


Scoring rules for the British Maths Olympiad Round 2 are as follows:

  • Each question, which require full written solutions, is worth 10 points
  • Marks awarded depend on the clarity of the participants Mathematical presentation. We advise working in rough first, then writing up your best attempt
  • One or two complete solutions will gain far more credit than partial attempts for all four questions

Awards and Thresholds

The top scoring students will receive a Certificate of Distinction or a Certificate of Merit depending on their score.

Each qualifying student receives a Certificate of Qualification or Participation depending on their entry route.

The 2024 award thresholds are:

Distinction 15+

Merit 6+

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