Mathcounts Class

Instructors: Reagan Choi, Alex Xu

This course will cover strategies in solving problems in the Mathcounts competition. This class is intended for students in or entering middle school.

Google Classroom Code: laiicrk

July 27 – Divisibility/Factors

Link to presentation

Extra problems (optional homework) are included on slides 13, 23, 24. Answers can be found at the link on slide 25.

July 29 – Counting #1

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Link to Jamboard w/ annotations (note: annotations may be unclear since there are not many words that accompany them)

Homework, Hints, and Solutions

August 6 – Counting #2 (Probability)

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Homework is at the end of the presentation; we covered enough in class to do questions 1 through 6.

Link to Jamboard w/ annotations (note: annotations may be unclear since there are not many words that accompany them)

Link to video recording

Homework, Hints, and Solutions

August 13 – Algebraic Manipulation

Presentation (homework, including a link to hints and solutions, is at the end.)

Annotations (Jamboard)

August 20 – Counting #3

Presentation Download
There are many assorted practice problems at the end. Hints and solutions will probably be posted sometime after next week’s class.

Link to Jamboard w/ annotations (some of the material covered in this week’s class are on the Jamboard from two weeks ago) (note: annotations may be unclear since there are not many words that accompany them)

Link to video recording

Homework, Hints, and Solutions

August 27 – Circle Geometry

MATHCOUNTS Geometry
There are many assorted practice problems at the end. Hints and solutions will probably be posted in one or two weeks.

Link to Jamboard w/ annotations (note: annotations may be unclear since there are not many words that accompany them)

Link to video recording