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MATHCOUNTS - Basic/Intermediate


  • Momentum Learning 16126 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX, 77479 United States (map)

Instructor: Isil Nal

Time: MON thru FRI 9:00 – 4:00

Email: info@momentumlearning.org

Place: Momentum Learning


Objectives: MATHCOUNTS Basic course is appropriate for middle school students who are new to MATHCOUNTS/AMC-8 competitions. Students should be familiar with Pre-Algebra topics.

Who should take this course: Can solve, without guessing, around 12 problems or more on AMC-8.

Who should skip this course:

  • AMC-8 Distinguished Honor Roll (23+ problems)
  • Top 25 at Chapter MATHCOUNTS

Homework: Daily HW will be assigned during summer classes. Weekly HW will be assigned during fall and spring semester classes.

Resources: Lecture and homework problem solutions will be posted on the classroom page link given above.

Tentative Course Outline:

Session 1

  • Number Theory
  • Integers and Arithmetic
  • Modular Arithmetic
  • Algebra- Part 1
  • Algebra - Part 2
  • Algebra - Part 3
  • Word Problems
  • Sequence and Series
  • Functions

Session 2

  • Counting
  • Probability
  • Geometry-Angles and Triangles
  • Geometry - Length
  • Geometry - Area
  • Geometry - Quadrilaterals and Polygons
  • Geometry-Circles
  • 3D Geometry

Class Policy:

  • Regular attendance is essential and expected.
  • Students are expected to complete their HW before each class.
Earlier Event: July 5
MATHCOUNTS - Advanced/AMC 10
Later Event: August 1
MATHCOUNTS - Advanced/AMC 10