Hi Everyone! The 2014 NMTC (prelim) just concluded about an hour back in most indian cities. This competition known for its wacky and non-routine problems is quite akin to the Putnam Lowell competition as the median scores in this competition too are almost zero. (Because of the heavy negative marking). 2014 paper was a mix of happiness, sadness, shock and surprise to me. Actually it was a happy/joyous paper because it was quite an easy one ...(not too easy though)...sorrowful because I DIDN'T do my BEST.- I could have easily scored 20+ :(. Shocking because it contained some totally easy problems and surpising because despite it being easier than prev.papers, it was totally not-solvable in 2 hrs. ( unless you are truly a genius). Owing to my illness, My speed was badly reduced. I was able to attempt only 19 questions, though I could have easily notched up 3-4 more ones . Final score-19 (20 if +1 marks is given for Bonus) :'(

How well did you all fare? Please do post your scores! Do like and reshare so that it reaches a larger audience and we get to know their scores also!

PLS NOTE THAT I AM IN JUNIOR LEVEL AND SATVIK'S ANSWER KEY TOO IS APPLICABLE FOR THE SAME.

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TopNewest@Anik Mandal @Rishabh Jain @HARSH SHrivastava -I've sent NMTC paper check it out

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sir can you please send me the paper of nmtc 2014 on deepanshjindal2001@ gmail.com

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Thank you @Krishna Ar

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Thanks,Krishna!!

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what is nmtc?

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I got 20. This is the answer key.

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BONUS

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142857

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20808

625

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30

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757

31:74

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726

0.66666 or 2/3

4

400

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Why is the fifth question bonus.

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Which class are you in? How can you give Junior exam if you are 17?

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The answer wasn't matching with the options, though all the options were approximately correct..

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link?

Where? Will you give me theLog in to reply

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Ans of question 15 is 395

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No..no...no!

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Wait....You got only 19! Bonus marks are not counted. Instead the paper will be evaluated out of 29.

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@Krishna Ar are you competing in JUNIOR LEVEL...? :?

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Why downvotes?

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Notice that almost all comments have been downvoted. Some pervert is doing this for cynical pleasure.

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Uhh... looks like 2nd level is not near reach. Shouldn't the 15th one be 399.375?

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Nope its 400 exactly. ANyway @Siddharth G - how much are you getting? What is the expected cut-off at your center? Where did you write it? What are your friends getting?

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For the 15th Q, the area of the larger triangle is 405 and the smaller one is 5.625. Subtracting, I got 399.375

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@Siddharth G One of my friends also got 399.375, but I got 400. Also, Brilliant will accept both, and so should the AMTI.

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I am JUNIOR LEVEL.

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Yes.....how much are you getting..? I too am in Junior level

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With this answer key I got 25

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Congon! 25 is a really cool score in NMTC prelims.

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Comment deleted Sep 16, 2014

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Stop posting crap here

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can anyone upload nmtc paper of 2014 of class 9 and 10

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Can you please send the question paper at the email id given sur_rathi@yahoo.co.in

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What was the cutoff for junior level (1st and 2nd both levels) ?

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@Aditya Raut @Dinesh Chavan - How much are you guys scoring in INTER level ?

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I made some silly mistakes, otherwise I expected my score to be \(29/30\) ,but now it's gonna be less than that .....too less....

For example, I factorized \(27000001\) in half minute, using

\(300^3+1^3=(300+1)((300+1)^2-3\times 300 \times 1)\\=301\times (301^2-30^2 )= (301)(301+30)(301-30)=7\times 43\times 271\times 331\)

And after this, i wrote their sum as \(642\) in stead of \(652\)

At one place, I introduced \(\dfrac{1}{2}\) in heron's formula which is not there!!!

At one place, they asked double of that angle (ans being \(225^\circ\)), and I wrote the angle( \(112.5^\circ\) )

Once in my rough work, i saw my own \(6\) as \(9\), and wrote an answer that was greater than right one by 3.

One of them I left unattempted ,but later got it, just after giving the answer sheet back !

so sad right? LOL ! Few more mistakes like that, for which someone should slap me .... But nvm, that's a part and parcel of life :P

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Hmm... Seems like a tie! here are mine-

-- I found the answer for 16, went wrong with verification, and skipped the question.

-- In the AP formula, I divided by 2 twice!

-- Wrongly added four two digit numbers.

-- Took the wrong ratio in similarities.

-- \(37*2=39\)!

-- Multiplied both side by \(0\)

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What say @Satvik Golechha or @Krishna Ar ? Do you feel like giving me a strong slap for the above noted silly mistakes ?

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@Dhruva Kothari

Some person has already done that, just search in brilliant search , he posted each of the questions separately. I don't remember name.Log in to reply

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Can you send me the inter level paper at rajat16nov@gmail.com

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Can anyone please tell me about what are the 3 values of 'm' in question no.8 in Part B.......

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You're talking about question 7, not 8. And the 2 values are 12 and 6.

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Oh! ..Yeah.That only .I was thinking from long time that how 3 values of m are possible ?.. ....Sorry for that......btw thankx.....

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I have attempted 26 questions which I think are correct.

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You're in 12th? Which state?

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No no i am not in 12th but 9th. This account is of my brother and he dosen't use it any longer so i am using it.

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testi

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Can anyone tell me when is the result going to be declared????

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31-09-14 most probably

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Nope- 31-08-14

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OH No! when did this happen..I fORGOT!!..from the past 3 years I'd been writing..alwayz got to \(2^{nd}\) level ,,wrote RMO..then came back..but this time shifting school and being busy in hosting cultural comp...I totally fORGOT! hope they have it once again...its really nice platform for me to make a lot of friends..for the questions they are easy in \(1^{st}\) level but quite difficult nxt step...As for the past 5 years I've been shifting every year I get to see some of my old friends...and even some new ones ..whom I've not yet seen like @Krishna Ar well I wish myself better luck nxt time... Krishna Can you mail me the Q.paper ..even though I'd have been writing the Inter Level..

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:D. Shit does happen! Its ok! I will be scanning it coz sooo many people have asked for it...and I shall send it to you also @Anik Mandal

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Yes the 5 th question is incorrect as we are getting three answers by three different methods and all are the in the options provided.

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No......Vidit.........three answers are coming......But only 230/3 is in the options........

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All the other are approximately equal

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In Part A , ques.9 ........It is not clearly seen as EF = FC...........It should also be bonus........It is seen as EF-FC....

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How much are you scoring?...No it is a very clear question

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Not vry much sure , ........But something around 18 or 19 mks........

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I am too at the junior level and I am faring about some 16 marks.

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are you given paper for your home if yes then please email me the pdf file of it at - debit97@gmail.com please email me it would be helpful for me

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Ok...I shall try to!

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hey you haven't mailed it !!

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@Rishabh Jain - My scanner was (And is) down...Thus I was unable to scan it...Apologies to all

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Hey @Krishna Ar please email to me also,(harshus99@gmail.com)Thnx in advance☺☺

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Can you send it too me also?@Krishna Ar

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What does NMTC stand for?

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National Mathematics Talent Contest

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www.amtionline.com

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I participated in the Inter Level, and I am expecting about 18-20. Could anyone post solutions, or help me with some problems?

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@Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam Why don't you post the problems here? Then anyone can have a go at them.

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hey can u mail the scanned copy of paper to me at debit97@gmail.com

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Yeah. Me too at junior level. I am getting 20.

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Too many silly mistakes.Fluked the 23rd, erred 25th, blundered the 29th and am still doubtful about 30th.

Attempted- 24

Correct(probably)- 20

Score(approx.)- 18

BTW what was the timing at your centre?

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Timing 2-4. I attempted 19 and got all of them right! :D

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Could you post these answers?(In the form of q.no-answer)

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hey krishna give me some more detail about the competition and pleade some questions also coz it looks very interesting from maths point of view

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www.amtionline.com

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is it popular in southern india ??

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@Siddharth G @Satvik Golechha and others- Post your scores! Post it preferably in the form of - (No. attempted, No. correct, Score)

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