MATHCOUNTS/

AMC8

Intermediate level mathematics course for students who want to develop solid problem solving skills. Suitable especially for rising 6-8th graders.

Course Description


Intermediate level mathematics course designed for rising 6-8th graders who want to develop solid problem solving skills. Course contents and problem sets are targeted to excel in competitions such as Mathcounts and American Mathmetics Competition 8 (AMC 8).




Topics


Following topics will be covered with extensive exercises:

Algebra

  • Equations and Inequalities
  • Word Problems (Time-Travel Problems)
  • Functions, domain –range applications
  • Quadratic Equations and applications
Number Theory & Combinatorics
  • Integers & Arithmetic
  • Counting
  • Powers
  • Divisibility
  • Intermediate probability
  • Introductory permutation and combination
Geometry
  • Angle, area, volume applications
  • 3D shapes
  • Right triangles
  • Circles




Target Competitions


Mathematics:

  • MathCounts
  • American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) 8
In addition, this course also lays out the fundamental mathematical skills needed for our introductory level Computer Science course, i.e., USACO Bronze.




Offerings


This course is currently offered only as a half-day course during summer camps.





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