Los Angeles Math Circle

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AdvancedBeginnersBreaking Numbers into PartsEarly ElementaryHigh School IHigh School IIJunior Circle
10/8/2017
10/15/2017
Students will be working through a worksheet on Roman Numerals
10/22/2017
Students learned the concept of "cuts" versus "pieces". This is demonstrated through cutting logs and cutting bagels.
10/29/2017

Students will do math problems, all which are Halloween themed.


Math problems include, problems about working together, cutting shapes into pieces in a creative way, calculating distance in respect to time, creating combinations, and probability.

11/5/2017
Students will learn the basics of functions. Students will do problems where they have to identify the pattern of the functions and its inputs and outputs.
11/12/2017
We will continue with the Function Machine handout
11/19/2017
Students will use different strategies and their knowledge of area to solve problems involving a chessboard.
12/3/2017
We will continue with the game portion of Fun and Games with a Chess Board.
12/10/2017
Students will work on problem sets individually. The problem sets will comprise of problems based on everything we worked on this quarter.
1/14/2018
Students will be working with symmetry and reflections as well as building on topics from last quarter.
1/21/2018
Students will conduct an experiment with dice to introduce them to probability.
1/28/2018
Students will play a game with Leap Frogs and do some Math Kangroo practice. Please omit the Leap Frog portion of this week. Handout is posted just for reference.
2/4/2018
Knights can only tell the truth and nothing but the truth, but Liars can only tell lies. Students will discover who is a Knight and who is a Liar in this worksheet
2/11/2018
Students will learn how to solve problems when given the final answer but not the starting number. Note, number 4 should say 4 candies.
2/25/2018
Students will learn how to defeat dragons by "cutting off" their heads and tails. However, there is a catch. When you cut one head off two heads grow back! Other rules will also take place in the worksheet.
3/4/2018
Students will relate math to rhythm using music notes. Handout made by Assistant Instructor: Ashin!
3/11/2018
Students will do review questions that cover the entire quarter. Some will be done in class on the board.
3/18/2018
Students will do an Indivudal Problem Set that covers topics from the entire quarter.
4/8/2018
Students will work on logic negations.
Handouts: Mr. No Part 1
4/15/2018
Students will continue with the worksheet from last week and we will be introducing Venn Diagrams.
Handouts: Mr. No Part 2
4/22/2018
Students will learn how to find the mass of mystery items when comparing them to other items on the "scale"
4/29/2018
Students will use their knowledge of Balanced Scales to begin to learn about binary numbers
5/6/2018
We will be continuing working with binary numbers
5/13/2018
We will be continuing working with binary numbers
5/20/2018
We will be continuing working with binary numbers