Meet 5

MEET 5 IS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021

event 5A - Puzzle Problems (20 minutes)

  • Word problems, one or more variables

  • Max-min problems not requiring calculus

  • Problems found in "brain-teaser" type books

  • Logic puzzles, including the use of Venn Diagrams

event 5B - Congruence and Similarity

  • Ratio and proportion

  • Segments intercepted by parallel lines

  • Identification of similar/congruent figures

  • Ratios of areas and volumes

  • Elementary trigonometric ratios

event 5C - Counting and Probability

  • Permutations, with and without replacement

  • Combinations, with and without replacement

  • Using the principle of inclusion, exclusion

  • Using the binomial and multinomial expansions

  • Nonnegative integer solutions to x1+x2+...+xn = b.

  • Definition, simple applications of probability (when to multiply, when to add)

event 5D - Variations of Problems appearing on the previous year’s AMC 12 (contest A and B)

Notes and Previous Year's Meets

Math Team Meet 5 (20-21).pdf
2019-2020_Meet_5_complete.pdf
2018-19 Meet 5.pdf
2017-18 Meet 5.pdf
2016-17 Meet 5.pdf
2015-2016 Meet 5.pdf
2014-2015 Meet 5.pdf
2013-2014 Meet 5 problems and solutions.pdf
2012-13 Meet 5.pdf