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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

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3/4 Problem A

5/6 Problem B

7/8 Problem C

9/10 Problem D

11/12 Problem E

Information for Teachers

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.

Current Problem Archive 2020-2021

Grade 3/4 Week 01  Week 02  Week 03  
Grade 5/6 Week 01  Week 02  Week 03  
Grade 7/8 Week 01  Week 02  Week 03  
Grade 9/10 Week 01  Week 02  Week 03  
Grade 11/12 Week 01  Week 02  Week 03  

Solution Archive 2020-2021

Grade 3/4 Week 01  Week 02  
Grade 5/6 Week 01  Week 02  
Grade 7/8 Week 01  Week 02  
Grade 9/10 Week 01  Week 02  
Grade 11/12 Week 01  Week 02  

Problem and Solution Archive

Each of the following links is to a booklet containing all the problems from particular years with solutions. The problems are organized into strands, grouping problems into various areas of the curriculum. A problem often appears in multiple strands.

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