Dougherty Math Circle

UPDATE: Classes start December 6th for Beginning Math, and December 13th for Advanced Math!

Beginning Math: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM every alternate Thursday, 110 Ryan Industrial Court, San Ramon, CA 94582.

Advanced Math: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM every alternate Thursday, 110 Ryan Industrial Court, San Ramon, CA 94582.

Beginning Math – Grades 3, 4, and 5

Description: In this course, students will be exposed to basic techniques of problem-solving and will learn about the foundational concepts of number theory, geometry, combinatorics, and algebra. Simulations will also be used to expose students to real-world scenarios. No prior knowledge is required: all students need for this class is enthusiasm!

Cost: We will be requesting a 20 dollar donation (one-time payment) for the complete course from December to May in order to cover the cost of insurance.

Advanced Math – Grades 6, 7, and 8

Description: In this course, students will learn how to further develop their problem-solving skills. By the end of this course, students will be able to apply this knowledge to a variety of logic problems and puzzles. Simulations will be used to expose students to real-world scenarios. Additionally, students will learn foundations and study some complicated topics in number theory, algebra, geometry, and combinatorics to prepare them for competitions. No prior knowledge is required: all students need for this class is enthusiasm!

Cost: We will be requesting a 20 dollar donation (one-time payment) for the complete course from December to April in order to cover the cost of insurance.

2018-2019 Calendar:

Beginning Math Calendar:
December 6th: Introduction & Algebra (Beginning)
January 10th: Logic Puzzles

January 24th: Area & Volume – Basic Optimization

February 7th: Competition Day I \\ Answers
February 21st: Basic Probability
March 7th: Card Games & Simulations
March 21st: Competition Day II
April 11th: Cryptography
April 25th: Competition Day III

Advanced Math Calendar:
December 13th: Introduction & Algebra (Advanced)
January 17th: Logic Puzzles
January 31st: Modular Arithmetic
February 14th: Competition Day I \\ Answers
February 28th: Advanced Probability
March 14th: Card games & Probability Simulations
March 28th: Competition Day II
April 18th: Cryptography
May 2nd: Competition Day III