MATHCOUNTS Preparation Course - AshwatTutorials.com

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students who participate in MATHCOUNTS each year. Program Objective: As MATHCOUNTS inspires excellence, confidence and curiosity in middle school ...

MATHCOUNTS Preparation Course _____________________________________________________ Goal: To support local middle schools in providing customized coaching for students who participate in MATHCOUNTS each year. Program Objective: As MATHCOUNTS inspires excellence, confidence and curiosity in middle school students - this preparation course has three program goals: (1) increasing achievement, (2) helping students discover their hidden talent, and (3) building a lasting interest in mathematics. Strategy: 12 weeks class for students strong in pre-algebra will go through rapid learning in lessons listed below and will solve hard math problems in class and discuss homework assignments.

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Week 1& 2

Week 3 & 4

Week 5 & 6

Lesson 1: Algebra

Lesson 2: Counting

Lesson 3: Probability

Variable and Equations Linear Equations Systems of Equations Ratios, Proportions & Percents Distribution Quadratics Exponents and Radicals Statistics Sequence and Series

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Basics Venn Diagrams Counting Outcomes Factorials and Permutations Combinations

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Understand the Basics Compound events and counting Probability and Combinations Geometric Probability

Week 7 & 8

Week 9 & 10

Week 11 & 12

Lesson 4: Solving Inequalities

Lesson 5:Number Theory

Lesson 6: Geometry

Graphing Inequalities Solving Inequalities Word Problems

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Primes and Divisibility Factors Factor Tricks Different Bases Fractions and Decimals

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The Basics Circles Pythagorean Theorem Area Three-Dimensional Geometry Similarity

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