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Math Club. Meetings. Scheduled for Wednesday afternoons from 4-5PM You must be picked up promptly at 5:00. Please take a minute to call or text your parents if necessary. If you cannot be picked up at 5:00, you will need to register for The Cove Academy. Registration forms. On my website

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meetings
Meetings
  • Scheduled for Wednesday afternoons from 4-5PM
    • You must be picked up promptly at 5:00.
    • Please take a minute to call or text your parents if necessary.
  • If you cannot be picked up at 5:00, you will need to register for The Cove Academy.
registration forms
Registration forms
  • On my website

www.quia.com/pages/mrsmclaughlin/mathclub

This form MUST be turned in no later than Wed. Sept. 17th in order to be a part of the club and participate in competitions.

website

Website

www.quia.com/pages/mrsmclaughlin/mathclub

different competitions
Different Competitions
  • AMC 8 / AMC 10
  • Math Olympiad
  • Math Counts Club and Competition
  • BCCTM
  • Rubik’s Cube tournament
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • New – AMC weekly Math Tournament
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Teams are chosen based on performance in the club. The points you earn during each competition will add up to your overall score.

amc 8
AMC 8
  • Competition date:
    • Tuesday November, 18th
  • You MUST register to take this exam no later than October 1st (form on website)
    • Registration forms received after October 1st will be placed on a waiting list in order of receipt.
  • All students who are younger than 14.5 years old on November 18th are eligible to participate.
amc 10 new to falcon cove this year
AMC 10 – New to Falcon Cove this year
  • February – date TBA
  • Students who are older than 14.5 on Nov. 18th are eligible for the AMC 10 (not the AMC 8)
  • Younger students who earn at least a 20 out of 25 on the AMC 8 are eligible to participate in the AMC 10
math olympiad
Math Olympiad
  • Two teams this year of up to 35 students
  • 6th graders will be on one team
  • 7th and 8th graders will be on a separate team
    • Competition dates:
      • Wednesday, November 19th
      • Wednesday, December 17h
      • Wednesday, January 14th
      • Wednesday, February 11th
      • Wednesday, March 11th
sample question
Sample Question
  • How many quarters (worth 25 cents each) must be added to 12 nickels (worth 5 cents each), so that the average value of a coin in the new enlarged collection is 10 cents?
  • Answer: 4 quarters
math counts
Math Counts
  • Club information:
    • Last year we became a gold school for the thirdyear in a row.
    • Silver Status – earned by having a minimum number of meetings and students attend (easy)
    • Gold Status – This year’s challenge is to create puzzles and games. More info coming soon.
  • Competition Dates:
    • Chapter Competition in February
    • State Competition in March
    • National Competition in May – Boston, MA
sample question1
Sample Question
  • The heights of six students Joe, Mary, Sue, Steve, Lisa and John are 60 inches, 64 inches, 58 inches, 68 inches, 63 inches and 69 inches. Sue is 4 inches shorter than Joe. The girls are the three shortest students. Steve is 1 inch shorter than John. Mary is the shortest student. What is the sum of John’s height and Lisa’s height?
  • Answer: 132
bcctm
BCCTM
  • To be held at Indian Trace
  • Saturday, March 7th
    • Teams of 4 for:
      • 6th grade
      • 7thgrade Pre-Algebra
      • 8thgrade Pre-Algebra
      • Algebra 8
      • GEM 6 – Pre-Algebra
      • GEM 7 - Algebra
      • GEM8 - Geometry
mu alpha theta
Mu Alpha Theta
  • High school honor society
    • ONLY students enrolled in a HIGH SCHOOL math course are eligible to participate. (GEM 7, GEM 8, Algebra, etc.)
      • Hiller/Nunn Contest – Wednesday, Dec. 3rd
      • Upcoming competitions:
      • Jan. 31 – Regionals – Braddock HS, Miami
      • Feb. 14th – Regionals – Ferguson HS, Miami
      • Mar. 7th – Regionals – FAU, Davie
      • Mar. 21st – Cypress Bay Statewide (this is a Saturday during spring break)
  • Must work ahead in text book to be prepared for competitions.
  • ***Practice old tests at www.famat.org***
new tournament style competition from amc
New Tournament Style Competition from AMC
  • Late September through December
  • Tournament style – done on computers
  • All students in Math Club are eligible to participate (no minimum)
  • More information coming soon
rubik s cube tournament
Rubik’s Cube Tournament?
  • Do we want to have Falcon Cove’s 2nd Rubik’s Cube tournament???
practice material
Practice Material
  • Since there are more competitions this year, I will be emailing home optional practice material weekly.
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