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The Waterloo Math Circles is a free weekly enrichment activity for grade 6 to 12 students organized by the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo.
Information about the audience, dates and location.
Listed in the tables below are summaries of the weekly presentations and related student exercises for the current year. Links to materials from previous years are below the tables. These resources are provided for both students and teachers. Please use them!
Fall 2016 | |
Junior Grade 6 | Oct 4-5/16 Cryptography [pdf, solutions] Oct 11-12/16 Exponents & Prime Numbers [pdf, solutions] Oct 18-19/16 Pascal's Triangle [pdf, solutions] Oct 25-26/16 Number Systems and Bases [pdf, solutions] Nov 1-2/16 Egyptian Mathematics [pdf, solutions] Nov 8-9/16 Clock Arithmetic [pdf, solutions] Nov 15-16/16 Arithmetic Tricks [pdf, solutions] Nov 22-23/16 Beaver Computing Challenge [pdf, solutions] |
Junior Grades 7 & 8 | Oct 4-5/16 Mathematical Puzzles [pdf, solutions, watch video] Oct 11-12/16 Continued Fractions [pdf, solutions, watch video] Oct 18-19/16 Sequences [pdf, solutions, watch video] Oct 25-26/16 Visual Group Theory [pdf, solutions, watch video] Nov 1-2/16 The Matrix [pdf, solutions, watch video Nov 8-9/16 Combinatorial Counting [pdf, solutions, watch video Nov 15-16/16 Areas of Triangles [pdf, solutions, watch video Nov 22-23/16 Math Jeopardy [pdf, solutions, watch video] |
Intermediate | Oct 5/16 Geometry I - Angles [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 12/16 Geometry II - Side Lengths [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 19/16 Geometry III - Circles [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 26/16 Mathematical Games I [pdf, prob set, solutions , watch video] Nov 2/16 Mathematical Games II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Nov 9/16 Mathematical Games III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Nov 16/16 Modular Arithmetic I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Nov 23/16 Modular Arithmetic II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] |
Senior | Oct 5/16 Forecasting [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 12/16 Statistics [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 19/16 Compound Interest [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Oct 26/16 Optimization I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] Nov 2/16 Optimization II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video Nov 9/16 Optimization III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video Nov 16/16 Number Theory I [pdf, prob set, watch video] Nov 23/16 Number Theory II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video] |
Winter 2017 | |
Junior Grade 6 | |
Junior Grades 7 & 8 | |
Intermediate | |
Senior |
Junior Grade 6 | Junior Grades 7 & 8 | Intermediate | Senior |