Freshman Round Information 2017 - 2016

Meet #1 -- Assabet Valley HS
October 25, 2017

**Round 1Evaluation of Algebraic Expressions and Order of Operations, simplifying expressions given values, evaluating expressions such as a*b=ab+b type
**Round 2Solving Linear Equations with one variable (fractional coefficients may be used)
**Round 3Logic Problems -- word problems that can be solved by logic or common sense without the use of algebraic equations
**Round 4Ratio, Proportion, and Variation including direct, inverse, and joint or combined variation
Team RoundAll of the above (four questions) plus four OPEN questions

Meet #2 -- Wachusett High School
December 13, 2017

**Round 1Algebraic Word Problems -- emphasis on non-traditional, real-life, or basic word problems (one variable)
**Round 2Number Theory -- primes, divisibility, LCM, GCF, and bases
**Round 3Operations on Numerical Fractions, Decimals, Percents, and Percentage Word Problems (one variable)
**Round 4Set Theory -- Venn diagrams, set relationships, intersection, union, complement of a set, disjoint sets, and subsets
Team RoundAll of the above (four questions) plus four OPEN questions

Meet #3 -- Shrewsbury High School
March 7, 2018

**Round 1Graphing on a Number Line -- inequalities, absolute value
**Round 2Operations on polynomials (no algebraic fractions), including factoring
**Round 3Techniques of Counting and Probability (suitable for freshmen)
**Round 4Perimeter and Area of plane figures, Volume of rectangular solids
Team RoundAll of the above (four questions) plus four OPEN questions

 

** Rounds where calculator use is prohibited