Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing
The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) is Canada's largest and most recognized outreach organization for promoting and creating activities and materials in mathematics and computer science housed within the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. It was founded in 1995 with origins dating back to the 1960s.
The CEMC administers the Canadian Mathematics Competitions (CMC), written annually by over 200,000 students from around the world, as well as contests in computer science. The contests are listed by grade below.
- Grade 7 - Gauss 7
- Grade 8 - Gauss 8
- Grade 9 - Pascal and Fryer
- Grade 10 - Cayley and Galois
- Grade 11 - Fermat and Hypatia
- Grade 12 - Euclid
- Grade 9 and 10 - Canadian Intermediate Mathematics Contest
- Grade 11 and 12 - Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest
- All grades - Canadian Computing Competition (CCC)
- Grade 9 and 10 - the Beaver (Bebras) Computing Challenge for Grade 9 and 10 students
The CEMC also holds other activities to enrich mathematics in high school communities, such as math circles and teacher education programs. Several publications include Problems Problems Problems (English and French), Is this going to be on the Math test?, Problems and How to Solve Them, Shaking Hands in Corner Brook (and other Math problems), Mathematics Resource Manual for High School Students and Undergraduate Studies, Invitations to Mathematics, and Problems from the Inv. Math Challenge with Hints and Solutions.
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