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The Problem of the Week is designed to provide students with an ongoing opportunity to solve mathematical problems. Each week, problems from various areas of mathematics will be posted here and e-mailed to teachers for use with their students from grades 3 and up.

Current Problems


Problem B
(Grade 5/6)
Week 05
Are We There Yet?
Problem C
(Grade 7/8)
Week 05
Hundred Deck 1
Problem D
(Grade 9/10)
Week 05
Hundred Deck 2
Problem E
(Grade 11/12)
Week 05
Hundred Deck 3

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Problem A
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Problem B
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Problem C
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Problem D
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Problem E
(Grade 11/12)
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Information for Teachers

Problems are organized into themes. A problem may have more than one theme.

These problems may be used in a variety of different ways including:

  • posting the problems in a classroom,
  • discussing the problems with students, and
  • integrating the problems into the curriculum.

We know that teachers will use these problems in many creative ways!

Solutions to the problems will be sent out to teachers one week after the problems are e-mailed.

Problems & Solutions from 2021-2022


Problem A
(Grade 3/4)
Problem B
(Grade 5/6)
Problem C
(Grade 7/8)
Problem D
(Grade 9/10)
Problem E
(Grade 11/12)
Week 05ProblemPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
Solution
Week 04ProblemPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
SolutionPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
Week 03ProblemPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
SolutionPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
Week 02ProblemPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
SolutionPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
Week 01ProblemPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTMLPDF | HTML
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Problem and Solution Archive

The following table has links to booklets containing all the problems and solutions from particular years. The problems are organized into themes, grouping problems into various areas of the curriculum. A problem often appears in multiple themes.

Individual Files
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Problem A (Grade 3/4) Booklets
Problem B (Grade 5/6) Booklets
Problem C (Grade 7/8) Booklets
Problem D (Grade 9/10) Booklets
Problem E (Grade 11/12) Booklets