Suggestions:
Have a lesson. Possible topics:
i. Things not included in general curriculum for your gradesii. Suggestions from the MATHCOUNTS® program
2. Topics listed by MATHCOUNTS® Handbook in the problem index
- Algebraic Expressions & Equations
- Counting & Combinatorics
- General Math
- Logic
- Number Theory
- Pattern Recognition
- Plane Geometry
- Probablility
- Problem Solving (Misc.)
- Proportional Reasoning
- Series & Sequences
- Solid Geometry
- Statistics
iii. Suggestions from AMC 8
1. arithmetic of integers,
2. fractions and decimals,
3. percent and proportion,
4. number theory,
5. informal geometry,
6. perimeter,
7. area,
8. volume,
9. probability and statistics,
10. logical reasoning.
iv. Textbooks from Artofproblemsolving.com
1. The Art of Problem Solving Volume 1: the Basics
2. The Art of Problem Solving Introduction to Counting & Probability
v. Other Suggestions
Frank Ho’s Math Contest Preparation
To Order, Contact:
Ho Math and Chess Learning Centre
2586 Waterloo Street
Vancouver, BC
V6R 3H5
Canada
www.mathandchess.com
1) Have a snack (once again, snack can be important!)
2) Have a competition time (this adds excitement and fun to your club time)
Here are some recommended sites for extra student practice.
i. MATHCOUNTS® Problem of the Week
ii. MathJams
iii. Problems from NCTM
iv. Problems from ASHME (American High School Mathematics Examination)