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Problem of the Week

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 5 and up.

Current Problems


(5/6 Problem B)
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Grade All 5/6 Problem B 7/8 Problem C 9/10 Problem D 11/12 Problem E
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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 2013-2014


Grade 5/6 Week 1    Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19  Week 20  Week 21   Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30
Grade 7/8 Week 1    Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19   Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30
Grade 9/10 Week 1    Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19   Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28   Week 29  Week 30
Grade 11/12 Week 1    Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19   Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28   Week 29  Week 30

Current Solution Archive 2013-2014


Grade 5/6 Week 1   Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19  Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30
Grade 7/8 Week 1   Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19  Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30
Grade 9/10 Week 1   Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19  Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30
Grade 11/12 Week 1   Week 2   Week 3   Week 4   Week 5   Week 6   Week 7   Week 8   Week 9
Week 10  Week 11  Week 12  Week 13  Week 14  Week 15  Week 16  Week 17  Week 18
Week 19  Week 20  Week 21  Week 22  Week 23  Week 24   Week 25  Week 26  Week 27
Week 28  Week 29  Week 30

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