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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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Math club

Math Club


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


Math club

  • 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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