# Math Challenge I-B

### Course Description

Students learn math skills at a deeper level with topics in beginning algebra, fundamental geometry, basic number theory, and counting strategies. The students not only learn practical skills of challenging problem solving that are supplemental to their school curricula, but also develop skills in creative thinking, logical reasoning, oral and written presentation, and team work. This course helps 6th to 8th graders to participate in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) 8, MathCounts and Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle School MOEMS. Through the effective guidance and direction by our experienced teachers, students develop strong problem solving skills that make them perform well in those contests.

### Course Terms

Math Challenge I-B is offered in four terms:

- Summer, covering Pre-Algebra and Word Problems
- Fall, covering Geometry
- Winter, covering Counting & Probability
- Spring, covering Number Theory

We recommend that students take all four terms, but the terms do not build on previous terms, so they do not need to be taken in order and students can take single terms if they want to focus on specific topics. For more information about the topics covered each term, please click here.

### Course Meetings

This course has two sections. One section meets Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM Pacific (7:30-9:00 PM Eastern) using the QQ platform and the other meets Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM Pacific (12:00-1:30 PM Eastern) using our normal platform. For the specific dates of the course please see the full course schedule by clicking here. This course can also be taken as a self-paced course by clicking here.

### Registration

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Students enrolled in this packet have access to 4 Terms of Math Challenge I-B with QQ: Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2018-19, and Spring 2019.

Students enrolled in this packet have access to 4 Terms of Math Challenge I-B: Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2018-19, and Spring 2019.

The focus of the summer term of Math Challenge I-B is problem solving with pre-algebra and word problems.

The ten live class sessions will be on the following dates: 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17.

The focus of the summer term of Math Challenge I-B is problem solving with pre-algebra and word problems.

The ten live class sessions will be on the following dates: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18.

The focus of the spring term of Math Challenge I-B is problem solving with number theory.

Note: This sections of the class meets on Fridays using the QQ platform.

The focus of the spring term of Math Challenge I-B is problem solving with number theory.

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