CATEGORIES or "TOPICS" for 2011-2012 | |||||

Meet | Category 1 | Category 2 | Category 3 | Category 4 | Category 5 |

MYSTERY | GEOMETRY | NUMBER THEORY | ARITHMETIC | ALGEBRA | |

1 | ? | Angle measures in plane figures including supplements and complements | Divisibility rules, factors, primes, composites | Order of operations; mean, median, mode; rounding; statistics | Simplifying and evaluating expressions; solving equations with 1 unknown including identities |

2 | ? | Area and perimeter of polygons | GCF, LCM, prime factorization | Fractions, terminating and repeating decimals, percents | Word problems with 1 unknown; working with formulas; reasoning in number sentences |

3 | ? | Properties of polygons; Pythagorean Theorem | Bases, scientific notation | Integral powers (positive, negative, and zero), roots up to the sixth | Absolute value; inequalities in one variable including interpreting line graphs |

4 calculator meet |
? | Properties of circles | Modular arithmetic, series and sequences | Percent applications * | Word problems (linear, including direct proportions or systems) |

5 calculator meet |
? | Solid geometry (volume and surface area) | Set theory, Venn diagrams | Combinatorics and Probability | Solving quadratics with rational solutions, including word problems |

Calculators are allowed in both Meets 4 and 5. Please be sure your team members each have one. |
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***PROGRAMMABLE/GRAPHING
CALCULATORS ARE NOT
ALLOWED |
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* 1) find percent of a number, 2) find what percent a number is of another, 3) find a number where the percent of that number is known, 4) find percent of change, 5) compound interest |