 # 2022 AMC 8 Answer Key Released Posted by

Over the past week, thousands of middle school students participated in this year’s AMC 8 Competition. Whether you took the AMC 8 at school or online, we hope it went well!

The last day of testing was January 24th, so now the problems can be discussed! See below for an answer key for the 2022 questions as well as the concepts tested on each problem.

1
A
geometry: areas and grids
2
D
arithmetic: operations and functions
3
E
number theory: factors and counting
4
E
geometry: symmetry and reflections
5
C
arithmetic: word problems and careful thinking
6
C
algebra: averages, ratios, and arithmetic sequences
7
B
algebra: unit conversions and rates
8
B
arithmetic: fractions and patterns
9
B
arithmetic: differences, averages, and patterns
10
E
algebra: motion, graphs, and slopes
11
D
algebra: sequences and patterns
12
B
counting and probability: probability with digits and perfect squares
13
D
algebra: careful thinking, equations, and patterns
14
D
counting and probability: arranging letters and putting letters into spaces
15
C
algebra: ratios and slopes
16
B
algebra: averages and sums
17
B
number theory: units digits and careful thinking
18
C
geometry: coordinates, rectangles, areas, and midpoints
19
C
arithmetic: medians and statistics
20
D
arithmetic: sums, equations, and logical thinking
21
C
algebra: fractions, percentages, and ratios
22
A
algebra: motions, rates, and tables
23
D
counting and probability: cases and symmetry
24
C
geometry: volumes, prisms, and nets
25
E
counting and probability: cases and careful thinking

Want full solutions? Dr. Wang reviews all 25 questions in his review video available for purchase by clicking here.

This year’s AMC 8 problems are available on the ZIML site by clicking here (either as a Mock Exam or PDF). While you’re there, check out the Daily Magic Spells and Monthly Contests for extra practice!

The AMC 8 exam is administered by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). For general information about the AMC 8, click here.