MATH PROBLEM SOLVING - LEVEL 5

*For grades 8-10, students aiming to win global contests**Starting on 22*^{th}SeptemberCOURSE OBJECTIVES

### The main goal of this level is to prepare students for advanced math competitions such as the University of Waterloo - CEMC's written contests including Pascal, The Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC), and The American Mathematics Contest 8/10 (AMC 8/10), Global Olympiad etc. Only students who aim to excel in Math should plan to join this course. You can expect assignments that will need 3-5 hours of work every week. If you would like to be a winner, you need to earn it by doing a lot of practice. Motivated grade 6 students are able to do very well with these advanced concepts, hence, age is not a criterion for success. You are guaranteed to get a highly competitive environment as you will have national champions in your class.

- Review Core Concepts
- Learn Advanced Math Concepts
- Advanced problem-solving techniques
- Applied math concepts through real-life problems
- Enable critical thinking through appropriately challenging problems
- Learn to be competitive by practicing competition tests with others in the course
- Opportunities to participate in national and international competitions
- Math circles to learn additional concepts for the contests
- Connecting math with computational thinking
- Aligned with AP/IB high school curriculum
- Concept review test every 6-8 weeks

### We will only take 15-20 students in the course and many spots are already filled. Hurry up if you would like to be a part of one of the best programs in Canada. You may review the achievements of our students in the school year 2021-2022. Roughly 90% of our students performed well above the Canadian average in all competitions and won many national and international awards.

INCLUDED COMPETITIONS

### The name Competitive Kids STEM indicates our intention of preparing students for the contests. Considering this we are making it mandatory for our students to participate in math competitions. To simplify the process, we will cover the cost of the following contests for all our students as long as these contests are available online.

### Global Math Olympiads

### American Math Olympiad (AMO)

### Singapore & Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO)

### Canadian Math Summer Contest (CMSC) - 2 rounds

### Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary & Middle Schools (MOEMS) - 5 Tests spread over the course (for grade 8 only)

### National Math Contests

### Canadian National Math League (CNML)

### American Mathematics Competition (AMC 8/10)

### Mathematica Contest or equivalent contest

### Canadian Mathematical Gray Jay Competition (CMGC) (for grade 8 only)

### Computing Contests

### Beavers Computing Contest (BCC)

### Canadian Computing Summer Contest (CMSC)

### DrCT - Design Thinking with Robotics and Computational Thinking International Competition

### We are not limited to these contests. We will provide additional opportunities for the students to participate in the contests. High-performing students will be selected for the team contests such as Berkely Mini Math Tournament, Purple Comet etc.

## PROGRAM DETAILS

#### Sample of the topics covered

1Algebra (10 weeks)

- Review Level 4 content
- Functions
- Inequalities
- Quadratic Equations
- Polynomials
- Competition Enrichment

2Counting & Probability (7 weeks)

- Review Level 4 content
- Star and Bars, pigeonhole principles etc.
- Pascal's Triangle and its applications in problem-solving
- The Binomial Theorem
- Probability Techniques
- Competition Enrichment

3GEometry (6 weeks)

- Review Level 4 content
- Geometry Problem Solving
- Trigonometry Basics
- Competition Enrichment

4Number Theory (6 weeks)

- Review Level 4 content
- Diophantine equations
- Euclidean algorithm
- Competition Enrichment

5COMPUTATIONAL THINKING (6 weeks)

- Applying Rules
- Logic
- Analysis
- Algorithms

Are You Ready for this course?

ENROLL IN OUR FREE READINESS COURSE AND TAKE FEW ENGAGING TESTS WITH DETAILED SOLUTIONS to complete self-assessments. it's mandatory to complete assessments to join our courses. THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS SHOULD BE INTUITIVE BUT YOU MAY USE THESE STEPS IF YOU NEED ANY HELP WITH THE READINESS LINK BELOW.

COURSE LOGISTICS

**35**Total Number of Sessions

**90**Length of each session in minutes

**Sep 22 - Jun 15**First session starts online

**7:00 pm**Eastern Time when we will meet every Thursday

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