Competitive Math for Grade 6 – Problems and Solutions

Exclusively for AMC 8, Math Kangaroo, Math Counts, MOEMS, Australia, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, Singapore Math Contest

Math competitions are a fantastic extracurricular activity for school students. Math competitions help students improve their math skills, earn scholarships, and stand out as college applicants.

What you’ll learn

  • AMC 8.
  • Math Kangaroo.
  • Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS).
  • Math Counts.
  • American Invitational Mathematics Examination – AMIE.
  • Australian Math Competition.
  • UK Middle School Math Competition.
  • Asian Middle School Math Competition.
  • African Middle School Math Competition.

Course Content

  • Number Sense –> 10 lectures • 16min.
  • Whole Number Operation –> 15 lectures • 27min.
  • Factors and Multiples –> 24 lectures • 44min.
  • LCM and GCF –> 22 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • Decimals –> 14 lectures • 29min.
  • Fractions –> 26 lectures • 1hr 2min.
  • Algebra –> 15 lectures • 36min.
  • Ratio and Proportion –> 8 lectures • 14min.
  • Geometry-Lines, Angles and Planes –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Measurement, Perimeter, Area –> 12 lectures • 23min.
  • Data Management –> 6 lectures • 10min.

Competitive Math for Grade 6 - Problems and Solutions

Requirements

  • Grade 5.
  • Studying in Grade 6.

Math competitions are a fantastic extracurricular activity for school students. Math competitions help students improve their math skills, earn scholarships, and stand out as college applicants.

There are a myriad of activities and subjects constantly vying for your attention, why should you devote time and energy to math competitions? The quick reason is ‘for your academic future’. Many universities are looking beyond SAT scores for applicants to STEM programs. They want to know if you have taken the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) or qualified for any other Mathematics Competition. But this is not the only reason you should pursue this level of math. There are other reasons to enter math competitions:

  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Exposure to problems
  • Build confidence through the rigor of solving elegant problems
  • Connect with a close community of thinkers
  • And, most importantly, because it’s fun!
  • They are perfect to test a students’ conceptual understanding of the subject.
  • Improves the students’ problem solving ability and challenges them to think analytically.
  • Prepares them for future competitive exams by testing a student’s aptitude as well as the knowledge of a particular subject.
  • Provides exposure to students at the national as well as international platforms.
  • Instills the quality of hard work in the students by pushing them to prepare hard for the exam and improve their result.

Students’ performance in school is also improved as these competition sharpen their thinking and learning process which helps them to grasp the concepts taught in schools better.

Syllabus Covered

  • Number Sense
  • Factors and Multiples
  • LCM and GCF
  • Divisibility
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Integers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Probability
  • Geometry-Lines, Angles and Planes
  • Measurement, Perimeter, Area and Volume
  • Data Handling
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