Middle School Contest Math Class

 Course Outline

This class will cover the foundational concepts in contests like AMC 8 and MATHCOUNTS. Classes will be student-oriented and focus on important ideas, but remain grounded in problem solving.

The class will foster interest in mathematics in kids at a young age, developing and growing a passion.

At the end of this course, students will be well-prepared to excel in math competition, and succeed in future endeavors.

Thursday 5:00-6:30 PM, March 2 - June 8

Course Syllabus - 15 Classes

Combinatorics (6)

  • Combinations and Permutations + Pascal’s Triangle

  • Complementary Counting

  • Probability

  • Advanced Probability

  • Expected Value, Stars and Bars

  • Combinatorics Problem Solving

Algebra (4)

  • Quadratics Vietas, Polynomials

  •  Rate and ratios

  • Sequences and series

  • Algebra Problem Solving

Geometry (3)

  • Pythagorean Theorem and Similar Triangles

  • Area, Perimeter, Circles and Angles

  • Geometry Problem Solving

Number Theory (2)

  • GCD and LCM, Divisibility, Bases

  • Modular Arithmetic and Number Theory Problem Solving