 # Math Quest Camp Curriculum Information From a first-year program that introduces students to beginning concepts in algebra through play-acting and drama (dramathics), to a more advanced program in problem solving and discrete math, students enjoy exploring problems together and share in the excitement of mathematical exploration and discovery.

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## Math Quest Topics by Book

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• ## Math Quest 1 (Recommended for Grades 3 - 4)

Exploring integers on the number line

Building number lines

Modeling elevation, temperature, and time with number lines

Modeling addition on the number line

Modeling subtraction on the number line

Modeling problems algebraically

Variables and expressions

The chip model

Solving equations

Solving equations on the number line

Graphing on a coordinate plane

• ## Math Quest 2 (Recommended for Grades 4 - 5)

Patterns, graphs, and table

Graphing on the coordinate plane

Functions and graphs

Multiplication of integers

Functions

Exploring fractions

Modeling fractions

Multiplying fractions

Equations with fractions

• ## Math Quest 3 (Recommended for Grades 5 - 6)

Area and Perimeter Relationships

Comparing Measurements of Rectangles

Comparing Measurements of Right Triangles

Lines, Slopes, and Intercepts

Relating Coordinates of Points

Equations of Lines

Slopes and Intercepts

Line Applications

Multiplying Fractions and Revisiting Slopes

Patterns and sequences

Detecting and describing change

Ratios and proportions

• ## Math Quest 4 (Recommended for Grades 6 - 8)

Counting

Learn the basics of set theory

Use different ways to describe a set

Find the union, intersection, and complement of sets

Draw a Venn Diagram to represent sets

Find the sample space of an experiment

Rule of Product and Rule of Sum

Use tree diagrams and tables to model problems

Derive the rule of product and rule of sum

Permutations and Combinations

Count the number of outcomes of an experiment

Define a k-combination

Compare combinations to permutations

Probability and Sampling

Simple and compound events

Mutually exclusive events

Successive events

• ## Math Quest 5 (Recommended for Grades 7 - 8)

Logical Reasoning

Questioning Techniques

Strategies

Divisibility

Number Theory

Primes & Numbers of Divisors

Divisibility

Congruence

Greatest common divisor and least common multiple

Algebra

Sequences

Summations

Variable Manipulation

Ratio and rate applications

Counting

Rule of sum and rule of product

Permutations and combinations

Probability

Geometry