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Math Circle Presentations

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!

2017 - 2018 Weekly Presentations and Excercises


Winter 2018
Junior Grade 6 Feb 6-8/18 Number Theory [pdf, solutions]
Feb 13-14/18 Graph Theory [pdf, solutions]
Feb 20-21/18 Types Of Numbers [pdf, solutions]
Junior Grades 7 & 8 Feb 6-8/18 Mental Math [pdf, solutions]
Feb 13-14/18 Circuits [pdf, solutions]
Feb 20-21/18 3D Geometry [pdf, solutions]
Intermediate Feb 7/18 Contest Preparation I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Feb 14/18 Contest Preparation II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Feb 21/18 Contest Preparation III [pdf, prob set, solutions]
Senior Feb 7/18 Primes I [pdf, solutions, watch video]
Feb 14/18 Primes II [pdf, solutions, watch video]
Feb 21/18 Cryptography I [pdf, prob set, solutions]


Fall 2017
Junior Grade 6 Oct 10-11/17 Mathematicial & Logical Puzzles [pdf, solutions]
Oct 17-18/17 Ancient Mathematics [pdf, solutions, pptx solutions]
Oct 24-26/17 Shape Shifting [pdf, solutions]
Oct 31- Nov 2/17 Spatial & Visual Thinking [pdf, solutions]
Nov 7-9/17 Estimations [pdf, solutions]
Nov 14-16/17 Algorithms [pdf, solutions]
Nov 21-23/17 Cool Geometry [pdf, solutions]
Nov 28-30/17 Math Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]
Junior Grades 7 & 8 Oct 10-12/17 Series & Polygonal Numbers [pdf, solutions]
Oct 17-18/17 Angles & Circles [pdf, solutions]
Oct 24-25/17 Probability [pdf, solutions]
Oct 31- Nov 2/17 Graph Theory [pdf, solutions]
Nov 7-9/17 Scientific Equations [pdf, solutions]
Nov 14-16/17 Estimations [pdf, solutions]
Nov 21-23/17 The Scale of Numbers [pdf, solutions]
Nov 28-30/17 Math Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]
Intermediate Oct 11/17 Counting I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 18/17 Counting II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 25/17 Counting III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 1/17 Probability I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 8/17 Probability II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 15/17 Probability III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 22/17 Population Modeling I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 29/17 Population Modeling II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Senior Oct 11/17 Logic I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 18/17 Logic II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 25/17 Logic III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 1/17 A Brief History of Mathematics I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 8/17 A Brief History of Mathematics II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 15/17 A Brief History of Mathematics III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 22/17 Set Theory I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 29/17 Set Theory II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]



Previous Weekly Presentations and Related Student Exercises


Junior Grade 6 Junior Grades 7 & 8 Intermediate Senior