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IMACS Live! is designed to give children a competitive edge by teaching them how to think critically using logic and reasoning. With over 25 years of experience, IMACS offers online after-school, weekend, homeschool, and summer classes for gifted and talented 1st-12th grade students in math enrichment, computer programming, logic puzzles, university-level mathematics, and university-level computer science. Highly experienced IMACS Live! instructors teach all courses via Zoom sessions. Secondary school students unable to attend using Zoom may be eligible for online self-paced courses through Elements of Mathematics: Foundations (EMF) or university-level courses through eIMACS.

Expand the limits of your math skills with Mathcounts! Whether you count down the days until your next math class or count down the minutes until it ends, Mathcounts is the challenge for you. Mathcounts offers the opportunity to pursue math competitively, which is exhilarating for both those who want to push themselves to the limits of their abilities and those 
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A College Mathematics Text For Everyone About Mathematics, by State University of New York Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus Gerry Rising, together with three colleagues, is a new textbook that serves in particular students who have an aversion to math. The text aims to give students who wouldn’t otherwise seek out the subject the background they need to build life skills 
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What is mathematical logic? What do you get when you combine math, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics? Mathematical logic! The big goal of mathematical logic is to link human language and thinking with math. In short, mathematical logic tries to understand math concepts through patterns that feel natural to your brain. Mathematicians who study mathematical logic also try to uncover 
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Why did the math riddle cross the road?  Like Mac and Cheese or an ice cream cone on a hot summer’s day, silly riddles are an essential comfort of a joyful childhood. No matter how corny a riddle is, it is pure magic to hear a child shriek with laughter at the goofy wordplay and puns of a classic riddle. 
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Keep math exciting, and your kids will keep doing math. Hello, logic puzzles! Logic puzzles for kids are a great way to pique your child’s interest in mathematics since logic and math go hand-in-hand. Any time kids are engrossed in tricky brain teasers, they’re building the skills they’ll eventually use to ace the SAT, lead a First Robotics Competition team 
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Everything you need to know to ace every level of the AMC competition. The American Mathematics Competition, better known as the AMC, is the first step to becoming America’s best mathlete and going all the way to the Math Olympiad. But the AMC is so much more than just the pathway to winning the title of America’s greatest high school 
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Gabriel began taking IMACS Math Enrichment as a third grader. He excelled in Electronics, Logic Puzzles and Computer Enrichment at IMACS Hi-Tech Summer Camp and went on to complete IMACS University Computer Science and AP Computer Science: Java Programming courses. With a 5.5 GPA, 1550 on the SAT and 36 on the ACT, Gabriel graduated near the top of his 
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Vievie began taking online IMACS courses in 6th grade and went on to excel in University Computer Science I and II, AP Computer Science: Java Programming, and Elements of Mathematics: Foundations. Homeschooled since fifth grade, Vievie graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA, 36 on the ACT, and 800 on SAT Math II Subject Test. She was also named a National 
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Peyton was one of those rare students who was ready for IMACS in kindergarten. Over the ensuing 13 years, he thrived in Math Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, and university-level courses in Mathematical Logic and Computer Science. Peyton graduated from Stanford Online High School with an unweighted 4.0 GPA and 1570 on the SAT. Along the way, he was awarded 15 
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Virtual classes can be problematic for talented children. Teachers design classes so that every student — regardless of their skill level — can learn the material. When delivered in-person, teachers can adapt in ways that prevent more advanced students from becoming too bored. In a virtual classroom, that’s almost impossible. And that’s a big issue for parents of talented students 
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