The MATHCOUNTS competition allowed students to compete in math-based competition on Saturday, Feb. 3.
Students from throughout the region recently had a chance to flaunt their number sense in a good-spirited competition. Among those who participated in the annual "MATHCOUNTS" contest were West Orange's three middle schools. The event was held at Liberty Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 3. Students participating in each school's afterschool math clubs were invited to take part in this yearly event. The "MATHCOUNTS" Competition is a national middle school mathematics contest that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests. Represented at the competition were 228 “Math-letes” from 29 schools in the North Central Chapter of MATHCOUNTS. The format of the competition was as follows: