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Middle School Math Contests: Algebra and Counting

Summer Mathematics

Middle-school math contests such as MATHCOUNTS are a launching pad for many of the best math students. In this course designed for rising 6th through 8th graders, we draw problems from several middle-school contests, including MATHCOUNTS and the American Mathematics Competitions 8 (AMC 8), as well as beginning high-school contests like the American Mathematics Competitions 10 (AMC 10). Students are introduced to important topics in algebra, counting, and probability, and will work individually or collaboratively to solve challenging problems related to these topics. Students will also participate in practice individual and team competitions during the camp, which will provide them both mathematical skills and test-taking experience that will prepare them for key events in the upcoming school year.

This two-week course meets Monday through Friday for three hours each day.

Space is very limited for our summer programs. Please do not wait until the last minute to enroll. If there are more than two weeks before the course starts, a $200 deposit will be due when enrolling, with the balance due two weeks before the course begins.

Summer Enrollment Deadlines: Summer Language Arts enrollment for each class closes one week before the class start date to allow time for pick up of course reading material. Summer Math enrollment for each class closes one day before the class starts.

Schedule in 2021

All times Pacific.
Mon - Fri
Jul 5 - Jul 16
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri
Jul 5 - Jul 16
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Zheyi Chen
$749
ENROLL
Mon - Fri
Jul 19 - Jul 30
9:00 - Noon
Mon - Fri
Jul 19 - Jul 30
9:00 - Noon
Yogesh Potdar
$749
ENROLL
Mon - Fri
Aug 2 - Aug 13
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri
Aug 2 - Aug 13
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Zheyi Chen
$749
ENROLL
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Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Middle School Math Contests: Algebra and Counting course.
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