AIME Basic course is appropriate for students who are comfortable with AMC 10/12 problems but are new to AIME competition.

### Target Math Competitions

- American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME)
- Harvard MIT Math Tournament (HMMT)
- Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition (CHMMC)
- Stanford Math Tournament (SUMO)

### Target Grades

6-12

### Who should Take This Course

- Students who can solve around 3 or more problems on a recent AIME. Please find the diagnostics exam below.

### Who should Skip This Course

- USAMO qualifiers
- USAJMO qualifiers

### Diagnostic Exam

### Exam Weeks

Practice Exams will be given/solved.

### Homework

There are weekly homework sets.

### Resources

Lecture/Homework problems and solutions will be available on the course management system.

### Curriculum

Weeks | Fall | Spring |
---|---|---|

1 | Basic Number Theory | Modular Arithmetic & Diophantine Equations |

2 | Words & Equations | Trigonometry |

3 | Similarity | Area |

4 | Exam Week | Exam Week |

5 | Counting | Probability |

6 | Divisibility | Sequences |

7 | Logarithm | Complex Numbers |

8 | Exam Week | Exam Week |

9 | Polynomials | Analytic Geometry |

10 | Functions | Puzzles & Logic |

11 | Length | 3D Geometry |

12 | Exam Week | Exam Week |