Text Box:      Students learn to master the basic addition and multiplication facts to the point of 100% mastery through earning a bronze, silver, and gold ribbon when they complete the facts correctly (and neatly) within a three minute time limit.

     A white count by ribbon is achieved by students when they are able to recite the count-bys (as shown below) in an even rhythm.
Text Box: Math Olympics Count-bys

  2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20
  3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30
  4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40
  5, 10 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50
  6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60
  7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63, 70
  8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, 72, 80
  9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81, 90
  10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100
  11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, 88, 99, 110, 121
  12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96, 108, 120, 132, 144
     Upon orally reciting each count-by in a regular rhythm with 100% Mastery, students earn the Math Mastery white

In the bronze level the

numbers in both the top row

and side column are in order.

Description of MEB/PACT Materials -Page Twenty

Regardless of which Math Program you use, it is essential that children learn their math facts to the point of mastery. 100% Mastery means that children can produce math facts quickly and correctly without a calculator. This takes practice, practice, practice. Math Mastery will help you

motivate your child to master these facts.

In the silver level the numbers in the top row are in order while the ones in the side column are in mixed order.

In the gold level both the

top row and side column

numbers are mixed up.

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