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Competition Math For Middle School

Author : J. Batterson
ISBN : 1441488871
Genre : Mathematics
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Written for the gifted math student, the new math coach, the teacher in search of problems and materials to challenge exceptional students, or anyone else interested in advanced mathematical problems. Competition Math contains over 700 examples and problems in the areas of Algebra, Counting, Probability, Number Theory, and Geometry.Examples and full solutions present clear concepts and provide helpful tips and tricks."I wish I had a book like this when I started my competition career."Four-Time National Champion MATHCOUNTS coach Jeff Boyd"This book is full of juicy questions and ideas that will enable the reader to excel in MATHCOUNTS and AMC competitions. I recommend it to any students who aspire to be great problem solvers." Former AHSME Committee Chairman Harold Reiter
Category: Mathematics

Competitive Math For Middle School

Author : Vinod Krishnamoorthy
ISBN : 9781351767637
Genre : Mathematics
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The 39 self-contained sections in this book present worked-out examples as well as many sample problems categorized by the level of difficulty as Bronze, Silver, and Gold in order to help the readers gauge their progress and learning. Detailed solutions to all problems in each section are provided at the end of each chapter. The book can be used not only as a text but also for self-study. The text covers algebra (solving single equations and systems of equations of varying degrees, algebraic manipulations for creative problem solving, inequalities, basic set theory, sequences and series, rates and proportions, unit analysis, and percentages), probability (counting techniques, introductory probability theory, more set theory, permutations and combinations, expected value, and symmetry), and number theory (prime factorizations and their applications, Diophantine equations, number bases, modular arithmetic, and divisibility). It focuses on guiding students through creative problem-solving and on teaching them to apply their knowledge in a wide variety of scenarios rather than rote memorization of mathematical facts. It is aimed at, but not limited to, high-performing middle school students and goes further in depth and teaches new concepts not otherwise taught in traditional public schools.
Category: Mathematics

Advanced Math For Middle Schoolers

Author : Soumendra Mandal
ISBN : 1980714444
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That you are looking at this book is a proof that inside you is working a math genius who dreads at the thought of doing tons of repetitions of the same problem with just numbers changed - You are looking at the right book!This book presents 109 problems categorized into 7 chapters, each chapter corresponding to a major topic. These problems can be solved using the fundamental concepts learned in the middle school.

Let S Play Math

Author : Denise Gaskins
ISBN : 9781892083241
Genre : Education
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Hard Math For Middle School Imlem Edition

Author : Glenn Ellison
ISBN : 1439297428
Genre : Mathematics
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For forty years the Intermediate Math League of Eastern Massachusetts (IMLEM) has challenged students to aim higher than standard math courses and build a deeper understanding. This book is for students who take up this challenge.The topics align with modern middle school curricula: fractions, decimals, percents, prime factorization, plane and spatial geometry, probability, statistics, Venn diagrams, combinatorics, modular arithmetic, algebra. But Hard Math asks much harder questions. For example, rather than asking how to write 2/5 as a decimal, it asks students how to use 99999 = 9 41 271 to find the tenth digit in the decimal for 1/271. And it teaches the material and problem-solving strategies needed to solve them. The book is organized to serve IMLEM students and coaches: each chapter covers material for a given contest. But it can also be enrichment for anyone who wishes his or her math class were harder and preparation for other middle school math contests.Most students (basically everyone except students in MA schools that participate in IMLEM but not in Mathcounts) would prefer the newer "IMLEM Plus" edition with a purple cover rather than the blue-covered edition listed here. The newer purple version has an additional chapter covering extra material that students who aspire to do well in Mathcounts will want to know.
Category: Mathematics

New Mexico Mathematics Contest Problem Book

Author : Liong-shin Hahn
ISBN : 0826335349
Genre : Mathematics
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The New Mexico Mathematics Contest for high-school students has been held annually since 1966. Each November, thousands of middle- and high-school students from all over New Mexico converge to battle with elementary but tricky math problems. The 200 highest-scoring students meet for the second round the following February at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque where they listen to a prominent mathematician give a keynote lecture, have lunch, and then get down to round two, an even more challenging set of mathematical mind-twisters. Liong-shin Hahn was charged with the task of creating a new set of problems each year for the New Mexico Mathematics Contest, 1990-1999. In this volume, Hahn has collected the 138 best problems to appear in these contests over the last decades. They range from the simple to the highly challenging--none are trivial. The solutions contain many clever analyses and often display uncommon ingenuity. His questions are always interesting and relevant to teenage contestants. Young people training for competitions will not only learn a great deal of useful mathematics from this book but, and this is much more important, they will take a step toward learning to love mathematics.
Category: Mathematics

Cracking The Hich School Math Competitions Solutions Manual

Author : Kevin Wang
ISBN : 194486301X
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This book contains the curriculum materials of the Math Challenge courses at Areteem Institute. The math competitions for middle and high school students generally do not involve college mathematics such as calculus and linear algebra. There are four main topics covered in the competitions: Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics. The problems in the math competitions are usually challenging problems for which conventional methods are not sufficient, and students are required to use more creative ways to combine the methods they have learned to solve these problems. The companion book, "Cracking the High School Math Competitions," covers these topics, along with fundamental concepts required and problem solving strategies useful for solving problems in the math competitions such as AMC 10 & 12, ARML, and ZIML Division JV. This book provides complete solutions to the problems in the aforementioned book. For information about Areteem Institute, visit http: //

Elementary School Math Contests

Author : Steven Doan
ISBN : 1974443205
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Elementary School Math Contests contains over 500 challenging math contest problems and detailed step-by-step solutions in Number Theory, Algebra, Counting & Probability, and Geometry. The problems and solutions are accompanied with formulas, strategies, and tips.This book is written for beginning mathletes who are interested in learning advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills in preparation for elementary and middle school math competitions.

The Contest Problem Book Viii

Author : J. Douglas Faires
ISBN : 0883858258
Genre : Mathematics
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"In 2000, the Mathematical Association of America initiated the American Mathematics Competitions 10 (AMC 10) for students up to grade 10. The Contest Problem Book VIII is the first collection of problems from that competition, covering the years 2000-2007. J. Douglas Faires and David Wells were the joint directors of the AMC 10 and AMC 12 during that period, and have assembled this book of problems and solutions." "There are 350 problems from the first 14 contests included in this collection. A Problem Index at the back of the book classifies the problems into the following major subject areas: Algebra and Arithmetic, Sequences and Series, Triangle Geometry, Circle Geometry, Quadrilateral Geometry, Polygon Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Solid Geometry, Counting, Discrete Probability, Statistics, Number Theory, and Logic. The major subject areas are then broken down into subcategories for ease of reference. The problems are cross-referenced when they represent several subject areas."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Mathematics

Rti And Mathematics For Middle School

Author : Mary Little
ISBN : 9781935609681
Genre : Education
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RTI and Mathematics for the Middle School, by Mary E. Little, is a practical and concise resource packed with critical information on CCSS for math and the RTI model. It offers simple and effective teaching strategies and recommends evidence-based interventions that middle school teachers can use with students who struggle in mathematics.
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Raising A Left Brain Child In A Right Brain World

Author : Katharine Beals
ISBN : 0834822849
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Does your child: • Have impressive intellectual abilities but seem puzzled by ordinary interactions with other children? • Have deep, all-absorbing interests or seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of certain subjects? • Bring home mediocre report cards, or seem disengaged at school, despite his or her obvious intelligence? If you answered "yes" to these questions, this book is for you. Author Katharine Beals uses the term "left-brain" to describe a type of child whose talents and inclinations lean heavily toward the logical, linear, analytical, and introverted side of the human psyche, as opposed to the "right brain," a term often associated with our emotional, holistic, intuitive, and extroverted side. Drawing on her research and interviews with parents and children, Beals helps parents to discover if they are raising a left-brain child, and she offers practical strategies for nurturing and supporting this type of child at school and at home. Beals also advises parents in how best to advocate for their children in today’s schools, which can be baffled by and unsupportive of left-brain learning styles.
Category: Family & Relationships

For The Rising Math Olympians

Author : Jesse Doan
ISBN : 1536991074
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For the Rising Math Olympians contains over 500 examples and brand-new problems in Number Theory, Algebra, Counting & Probability, and Geometry that are frequently tested in math competitions. Each chapter contains concepts with detailed explanations, examples with step-by-step solutions, and review problems to reinforce the students' understanding. This book is written for beginning mathletes who are interested in learning advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills in preparation for elementary and middle school math competitions. For the past three years, Jesse has served as an assistant coach for his former middle school math team and the curriculum director for the Maui Math Circle. In 2016, three of his students finished in the top 10 in the Hawaii State Mathcounts Competition. This book consists of the top 20 math concepts that he used to train his students.

Invitation To A Mathematical Festival

Author : Ivan Yashchenko
ISBN : 9780821869055
Genre : Mathematics
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Held annually in Moscow since 1990, the Mathematical Festival is a brilliant and fascinating math competition attended by hundreds of middle school students. Participants of the Festival solve interesting mathematical problems and partake in other engaging activities, while cultivating key skills such as intuitive reasoning and quick thinking. This book contains problems presented at the Festival during the years 1990-2011, along with hints and solutions for many of them. Most of the problems are accessible to students with no additional training in mathematics and may be used as supplementary material at school or at home. Other problems, however, are more advanced and will be enjoyed by students with a deeper interest in mathematics. Most of the problems in this book are specially created for Mathematical Festival competitions by leading Russian experts in school and extracurricular math education and have never been published before. In the interest of fostering a greater awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and everyday life, MSRI and the AMS are publishing books in the Mathematical Circles Library series as a service to young people, their parents and teachers, and the mathematics profession.
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Mathcounts Preparation

Author : Huasong Yin
ISBN : 1628907258
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This book starts with number sense and mental techniques that every math contestant should know and proceeds to cover the foundamental skills within the middle school curriculum. This book is written by a true professional who knows what it takes to win math competitions. Mental skills and visualization techniques are emphasized. Throughout the book understanding, reasoning and techniques are emphasized rather than memorizing anything. Five practice tests and their corresponding solutions are included at the end of the book.

Eyes On Math

Author : Marian Small
ISBN : 9780807772362
Genre : Education
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This new book is an exciting follow-up to the authors’ bestsellers on differentiated math instruction, Good Questions and More Good Questions. Eyes on Math is a unique teaching resource that provides engaging, full-color graphics and pictures with text showing teachers how to use each image to stimulate mathematical teaching conversations around key K–8 concepts. Teachers using the book can download the images for projection onto classroom white boards or screens. The questions and answers will help both students and teachers look more deeply and see the math behind the math! For each of more than 120 visuals, the text identifies the key math concept and the Common Core State Standard being addressed and then provides teachers with: Mathematical background and context.Questions to use with students to lead the instructional conversation.Expected answers and explanations of why each question is important.Follow-up extensions to solidify and assess student understanding. This book will be useful to a broad range of teachers who will find new ways to clarify concepts that students find difficult. It can be used as a resource to prepare teachers for the higher mathematical thinking requirements of the CCSS Mathematical Practices. It will also be an invaluable resource for teachers working with students with low reading ability, including English language learners and special education students. “This book provides a way for both teachers and students to get used to talking about mathematics in nonthreatening, open-ended ways. The author’s friendly explanations of the mathematical ideas the pictures are intended to surface give teachers who are less confident about the conceptual aspects of mathematics the support they need to facilitate less-scripted mathematical discourse with their students.” —Lucy West, education consultant Praise for Good Questions and More Good Questions! “A must for any educator who is serious about reaching more students more often and achieving more positive results.” —Resources for the Mathematics Educator “A valuable book for mathematics teachers, teacher educators, and faculty involved in differentiated instruction.” —Choice “A great resource.” —Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School “I highly recommend this user-friendly resource for all mathematics teachers.” —Teaching Children Mathematics
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Mathematical Olympiad In China 2011 2014

Author : Xiong Bin
ISBN : 9789813142954
Genre : Mathematics
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The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is a very important competition for high school students. China has taken part in the IMO 31 times since 1985 and has won the top ranking for countries 19 times, with a multitude of gold medals for individual students. The six students China has sent every year were selected from 60 students among approximately 300 students who took part in the annual China Mathematical Competition during the winter months. This book includes the problems and solutions of the most important mathematical competitions from 2010 to 2014 in China, such as China Mathematical Competition, China Mathematical Olympiad, China Girls' Mathematical Olympiad. These problems are almost exclusively created by the experts who are engaged in mathematical competition teaching and researching. Some of the solutions are from national training team and national team members, their wonderful solutions being the feature of this book. This book is useful to mathematics fans, middle school students engaged in mathematical competition, coaches in mathematics teaching and teachers setting up math elective courses.
Category: Mathematics