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Math Circles Presentations

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!

2018 - 2019 Weekly Presentations and Exercises


Fall 2018
Junior Grade 6 Oct 9-10/18 Visual Vectors [pdf, solutions]
Oct 16-17/18 Non-Euclidean Geometry [pdf, solutions]
Oct 23-24/18 Structure of Math [pdf, solutions]
Nov 6-7/18 Relations Functions & Morphisms [pdf, solutions]
Nov 13-14/18 Area of Triangles [pdf, solutions]
Nov 20-21/18 Matrices [pdf, solutions]
Nov 27-28/18 Graph Interpretation [pdf, solutions]
Dec 4-5/18 Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]
Junior Grades 7 & 8 Oct 9-11/18 Angles & Light [pdf, solutions]
Oct 16-18/18 Matrices [pdf, solutions]
Oct 23-25/18 Qualitative Graph Analysis [pdf, solutions]
Nov 6-8/18 Boolean Logic [pdf, solutions]
Nov 13-15/18 Coordinate Systems [pdf, solutions]
Nov 20-22/18 Introduction to Special Relativity [pdf, solutions]
Nov 27-29/18 Symmetry and Music [pdf, solutions]
Dec 4-6/18 Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]
Intermediate Oct 10/18 Geometry I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 17/18 Geometry II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Oct 24/18 Geometry III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 7/18 Finite Automata I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 14/18 Finite Automata II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 21/18 Finite Automata III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 28/18 Patterns and Counting I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Dec 5/18 Patterns and Counting II [pdf, prob set, watch video]
Senior Oct 10/18 Games & The Mathematical Process I [pdf, watch video]
Oct 17/18 Games & The Mathematical Process II [pdf, watch video]
Oct 24/18 Games & The Mathematical Process III [pdf, watch video]
Nov 7/18 Algebraic Number Theory I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 14/18 Algebraic Number Theory II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 21/18 Algebraic Number Theory III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Nov 28/18 Cellular Automata I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Dec 5/18 Cellular Automata II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]


Winter 2019
Junior Grade 6

Feb 5/19 Arithmetic Tricks [pdf, solutions]
Feb 12-13/19 Angles [pdf, solutions]
Feb 19-20/19 Tessellations [pdf, solutions]
Feb 26-27/19 Units & Dimensional Analysis [pdf, solutions]
Mar 5-6/19 Platonic Solids [pdf, cut outs, solutions]
Mar 19-20/19 Exponentiation [pdf, solutions]
Mar 26-27/19 Counting [pdf, solutions]
Apr 2-3/19 Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]

Junior Grades 7 & 8 Feb 5-7/19 Ruler Compass [pdf, solutions]
Feb 12-14/19 Complex Numbers [pdf, solutions]
Feb 19-21/19 Exponentiation [pdf, solutions]
Feb 26-28/19 Pythagorean Theorem [pdf, solutions]
Mar 5-7/19 Inequalities [pdf, solutions]
Mar 19-21/19 Cryptography [pdf, solutions]
Mar 26-28/19 Gauss Prep [pdf, prob set, solutions]
Apr 2-4/19 Math Jeopardy [pdf, solutions]
Intermediate Feb 13/19 Contest Preparation I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Feb 20/19 Contest Preparation II [pdf, prob set, solutions]
Feb 27/19 Sequences & Series I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Mar 6/19 Sequences & Series II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Mar 20/19 Intro to Vectors I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Mar 27/19 Intro to Vectors II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Apr 3/19 Intro to Vectors III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Senior Feb 13/19 Euclidean Geometry I [pdf, watch video]
Feb 20/19 Euclidean Geometry II [pdf, watch video]
Feb 27/19 Order Chaos I [pdf, watch video]
Mar 6/19 Order Chaos II [pdf, prob set, watch video]
Mar 20/19 Groups I [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Mar 27/19 Groups II [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]
Apr 3/19 Groups III [pdf, prob set, solutions, watch video]


Previous Weekly Presentations and Related Student Exercises


Junior Grade 6 Junior Grades 7 & 8 Intermediate Senior