What % Mathlete Are You?

Talin Vartanian

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About This Quiz

Calling all mathematical minds of this world: we're hosting a math competition right now and we need just one more contestant! If you know a variety of complex math formulas by heart, then take our mathematical quiz to show us what you've got!

Now don't worry, not every question in this quiz will be difficult to solve. In other words, if math isn't your best subject, we still encourage you to stretch your mind and exercise that logical part of your brain today! Some people are born with sharp math skills, while other people are better with subjects like art or history. But if you've always wanted to become more of a math person, we're here to lend a helping hand. For starters, it's important to approach math at an elementary level first before working your way up to complex problems. Remember that every math genius had to start somewhere, and that "somewhere" was usually with classes like pre-algebra. Math is also not necessarily about memorizing formulas (although it certainly helps), as it's more important to know how to use such formulas. This is what really trains the logical side of your mind, so if you want a little bit more brain exercise, take our math quiz now!

Are you the type of person who is able to solve math problems in their head, or do you require the use of a calculator?

Would you ever join a math club for fun, or does this sound like a boring way to spend your time?

Try and solve the following math problem in your head: find the cube root of 27.

Take a look at this number: √4. What happens when you square it?

Which of the following is not considered to be a prime number?

If there are 12 inches in 1 foot, how many inches are in 6 feet?

When it comes to the various types of math subjects, which one is your best?

Would you ever want to become a mathematician, or would you get bored with solving math equations all day?

You probably learned about PEMDAS in school, but can you remember what the "E" part means?

There are currently seven unsolved Millennium Problems, each worth $1 million in prize money. Do you have the skills to solve one of these problems?

The following math problem, 1+2 = 2+1, is an example of which of the following properties?

What happens when you divide a number by 0?

It's time for some fraction fun! What's the answer to the following problem: 2/5 + 2/5 = ?

In advanced math, you'll often see problems with a Σ symbol. What does this symbol mean?

If you need to find the area of a circle, which of the following formulas would you use?

Do you know how to find the derivative of an expression? If so, can you tell us what the derivative of 2x + 1 is?

The Pythagorean Theorem is used to find the length of certain sides of a right triangle. Do you know what the formula for this theorem is?

When you look at a right triangle, what side of it is called the hypotenuse?

If you see a graph that has a straight line on it, what is this type of line called?

You might know how to find the area of a square, but can you find the volume of a cube?

A strong mathematical mind can recognize patterns pretty easily. What's the next number in this sequence: 1, 3, 9, 27, _______.

Are you ready for some mathematical pi? If so, can you tell us what the first three digits of pi are?

If you multiply two negative numbers together, will the result be positive or negative?

If I say X > Y, does this mean that X is greater than or less than Y?

Let's say that you see the following expression: √-1. What's another way to define this expression?

An item at a store costs $3.16. If I give the cashier a $5 bill, how much change will I expect back?

Tangent, sine and cosine are all functions of which of math subject?

Shapes are a fun thing to learn about, right? If you agree with us, can you tell us how many sides are in a heptagon?

Which of the following math classes would you never want to take in a million years?

The number 2.71 is very important in the mathematical world. What does this number correlate to?

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