Free AMC8 Advanced/MATHCOUNTS Course
These classes will help you master the concepts required for AMC 8, and other math competitions like MATHCOUNTS and AMC 10!
Please make sure to watch all the AMC 8 Fundamentals Class Videos as those fundamentals will be required for the classes below.
What does the program include?
Free Classes
These classes will expand your problemsolving ability and teach you many new concepts and how to apply them to challenging AMC and MathCounts problems! The class recordings will be available to review after the class.
Each class will also have several raffle prizes, and the winners will be chosen randomly from the attendee list.
Competition with prizes!
The competition will consist of many interesting and original problems for everyone to solve! We will go over the solutions to all of the problems so everyone will learn how to solve them. Winners of the competition will get prizes thanks to our sponsors! Anyone can participate in the competition however only students in 8th grade or lower are eligible to win prizes.
Prizes and Raffles
Amazon Gift Cards
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Daily Challenge Courses from PoShen Loh
Daily Challenge Courses include interactive videos taught by a worldrenowned mathematician, with engaging embedded questions, novel practice problems, periodic exams, and score reports
Brilliant Premium Subscriptions
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Art of Problem Solving Gift Certificates
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WolframAlpha Notebook Edition
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Maple Student Licenses
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With AMC 8 competition in November, and many math competitions only a few months away, we are offering this free program for students to master the AMC 8 and also prepare for contests like MathCounts and AMC 10!
This free program took place over the course of 5 weeks every Saturday from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Pacific time (7:008:30pm EST) starting October 10th, 2020.
Classes
Here is a schedule and curriculum of the classes:

Week 1 (Saturday, October 10, 2020)

Combinatorics (Casework/Complementary Counting/Probability, Recursion, Stars and Bars)

Prerequisites: To understand the fundamentals of combinatorics, please make sure to watch these 3 videos first:

OmegaLearn AMC/MATHCOUNTS Class 1 Video

Raffle Prize Winners:

Theenash S

Rishabh S

Felix D

Asher W



Week 2 (Saturday, October 17, 2020)

Algebra (Sequences & Series, System of Equations)

Prerequisites: Please make sure to watch these 2 videos first:

OmegaLearn AMC/MATHCOUNTS Class 2 Video

Raffle Prize Winners:

Kyle H

Nicolas C

Sarah H

Alex M



Week 3 (Saturday, October 24, 2020)

Number Theory (Algebraic Number Theory, Misc. Number Theory Problems)

Saturday, October 24, 4:005:30 pm PST (7:008:30 pm EST)

Prerequisites: Please make sure to watch these 3 videos first:

Raffle Prize Winners:

Rishi G

Chaaruhaas K

Christina Z

Akshaj A



Week 4 (Saturday, October 31, 2020)

Geometry (Angle Chasing, 3D Geometry,)

Saturday, October 31 4:005:30 pm PST (7:008:30 pm EST)

Prerequisites: Please make sure to watch these 3 videos first:

Raffle Prize Winners

Ankita R

Ritvik R

Jianyu W

Alvin C



Special AMC 8 Review and Strategies Session (Friday, November 6, 2020)

Friday, November 6, 4:005:30 pm PST (7:008:30 pm EST)

Review of all the concepts and formulas that are essential for the AMC 8 contest. We also discussed many useful strategies and tips to excel in the test.

OmegaLearn AMC 8 Review Session Video

We have created a comprehensive handout which includes all the important formulas needed for the AMC 8 and other math contests.

AMC 8 Formulas and Strategies Handout


Week 5 (Saturday, November 7, 2020)

Competition (Live Kahoot to test skills on concepts learned in all the classes!)

Saturday, November 7, 4:005:30 pm PST (7:008:30 pm EST)

Competition Video

Competition Problems

Kahoot Link

Problem Solutions Video


Problem Review Session

Sunday, November 8, from 12pm PST (45pm EST)

Prof PoShen Loh, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, founder of Expii, and the coach for the USA IMO team will do a problem review session for the contest.

Prof Loh will review some selected problems from the competition. You will need to register for this session at Daily Challenge with PoShen Loh.


Problem Review Session and Award Ceremony

Sunday, November 8, 4:005:30 pm PST (7:008:30 pm EST)

Problem Review Session and Award Cermony


This session covered solutions to all the competition problems

We also raffled some prizes, and announced the honorable mentions and winners


Raffle Winners

Aryan G.

Lerchen Z.

Abhinav S.


Competition Winners

1st Place: Feodor Y.

2nd Place: Vincent L.

3rd Place: Jiahe L.

4th Place: Benjamin J.

5th Place: Ray Z.



Class Feedback Form

If you attended any class or watched the videos, please provide some feedback. This will help us improve the class, and motivate us to offer more classes.
