**Grades:** 5-7

**Homework:** 2-4+ hours per week

**Placement Guidelines:** We strongly recommend that students in grades 5-7 who are new to Math-M-Addicts take Group Y. Group Y may be taken for one full year.

**Course Description:** Group Y is our introductory level course. We introduce the concept of proofs, the pigeonhole principle and proof by contradiction. We also introduce students to combinatorics, number theory, and algebra. Mathematical induction and geometry may be introduced at instructor’s discretion. A fraction the class is dedicated to games, contests, and working in teams.

Exams for the 2014 - 2016 seasons are available as practice exams.