Official F=ma Contest

2024 February Contest:

AlphaStar Academy is registered as a test center for the 2024 F=ma February contest. We will offer it only In Person (in our Santa Clara office).

The 2024 F=ma exam will be given on February 8, 2024.  

You can visit the official website for more information.

What is the format of  F=ma?

The F=ma exam is a 75-minute exam with 25 multiple-choice questions focusing on mechanics.

What’s covered on the F=ma?

The F=ma exam focuses on mechanics, including kinematics, statics, Newton’s laws, momentum and energy, oscillations, orbital mechanics, rotational dynamics, fluids, dimensional analysis, and elementary data analysis. All problems can be solved without using calculus, though some may have shorter calculus-based solutions.

Who can take F=ma?

Students must be either U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents of the United States (green card holders), or currently attending a U.S. school to participate in the F=ma exam.

F=ma Preparation:

F=ma Booster Courses

Important Dates:

Registration Deadline: Jan 21, 2024, 11:59 pm (PST)

Contest Dates, Times, and Registration:

Contest Day: Students will come to AlphaStar Main Office at 100 Saratoga Ave. #100, Santa Clara, California, 10 minutes before their test period.


Fee: $25 (no cancellation)

We may share registered student and parent information with AAPT and their partners.

Date Session 
F=ma Feb 8, 2024 3:30-5:00 PM (PT)


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