Special AMC 8 Problem Seminar

This course is a special 5-hour weekend seminar to prepare for the AMC 8, which is the premier fall math contest for middle school students. The AMC 8 also gives students early problem-solving experience that is valuable towards the high-school level AMC 10 and AMC 12 contests, which are the first stage in determining the United States team for the International Math Olympiad. In this course, students learn problem solving strategies and test-taking tactics. The course also includes a practice AMC 8 test. This course is the same as the Special AMC 8 Problem Seminar offered last year.

2 days

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Who Should Take?

This class is appropriate for students in grade 8 or below attempting to make the Honor Roll on the AMC 8.
  • If a student already consistently scores above 18 on the AMC 8, this class is probably not necessary.
  • If a student is unlikely to score more than 8 on the AMC 8, that student should consider our Prealgebra curriculum.

Lessons

Lesson 1 Word Problems and Number Theory
Lesson 2 Counting and Geometry

This was the first AoPS class I have taken, and I feel like it was lots of fun and the instructor was very helpful without giving away too many hints. The class also opened my eyes up to a lot of new possibilities and kind of made me feel very small in the sense that there is a vast amount of problem solving techniques and mathematics branches that I have yet to even hear about, much less learn or master. It was also my first online class, and I loved the flexibility it gave me in doing homework and keeping up with class.

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