Prime Factor Math Circle and School of Programming

 

Middle School Year 2 Topics, 2012-13 School Year.


Date Topics
First Semester
2012-09-17, Session 1 Welcome back session (problem-solving)
2012-09-24, Session 2 Pigeonhole Principle. Homework.
2012-10-01, Session 3 Generalized Pigeonhole Principle and proof by contradiction. Homework.
2012-10- 08, Session 4 Math Auction
2012-10-15, Session 5 Pigeonhole Principle and geometric problems
2012-10-22, Session 6 Graphs: introduction. Homework.
2012-10-29, Session 7 Graphs: definitions etc.
2012-11-06, Session 8 Graphs: theorem about  even number of odd vertices
2012-11-20, Session 9 Isomorphic graphs. Homework.
2012-11-28, Session 10 Math Hockey and Problem-solving.
Second Semester
2012-12-03, Session 11 Winter Olympiad
2012-12-10, Session 12 Olympiad review. Euler Graphs
2012-12-17, Session 13 Math Dominoes
2013-01-07, Session 14 Problem-solving technique:  different ways to calculate the same answer. Problem about two monochromatic triangles in a 6-vertex graph
2013-01-14, Session 15 Divisibility and prime factorization review. Homework.
2013-01-28, Session 16 Divisibility: GCF and LCM
2013-02-05, Session 17 Math Auction. Homework.
2013-02-12, Session 18 Binary numbers
2013-02-26, Session 19 Binary numbers: how big are they?
2013-03-03, Session 20 Math Dominoes
Third Semester
2013-03-19, Session 21 Problems on effective binary sorting
2013-03-26, Session 22 Geometry 1
2013-04-01, Session 23 Invariants. Homework.
2013-04-15, Session 24 Geometry 2: the axioms
2013-04-23, Session 25 Pirates and sharing the loot
2013-04-30, Session 26 Problem solving session
2013-05-06, Session 27 Math Auction
2013-05-13, Session 28 Strategic games and wining positions
2013-05-20, Session 29 Strategic games and wining positions
2013-06-05, Session 30 End-of-the-year Olympiad

Prime Factor Math Circle is a nonprofit organization. The goal of Prime Factor is to engage school children in the world of extracurricular mathematics with the purpose of developing their math knowledge, problem solving skills and creative thinking abilities. We have a lot of plans and ideas how to grow and expand. We welcome donations and we will put them to a good use.