Updated on 13/11/2014

Results of Mathletics 2014 are available now.

Mathletics is a competition designed by engineers to demonstrate the application of mathematics in everyday life. The questions show the significance of mathematics in science and engineering. Every question is preceded by a succinct explanation of scientific principles and concepts. The competition is a learning tool for children rather than a rat race.

Students will enjoy the competition while learning important concepts. Student use the state of art technology to answer the questions by the use of ‘remote answering devices’ called as clickers.

Important Information

*  Eligibility: First preference will be given to students from Scarborough, Ontario area (Attending to a Scarborough school).

* Deadline for registration: Sunday, October 26, 2014

* Date of competition: Saturday, November 8, 2014

* Visit the PEOSC website often for the latest information, including model questions and confirmation of your registration.

* Please email your questions to our event coordinator: mathletics@peoscarborough.ca

VENUE: Scarborough Civic Center 150 Borough Drive, Scarborough ON




- To create a passion in the application of mathematics in solving day-to-day scientific and engineering problems.

- To create an interest in active thinking and problem solving.

- To introduce different facets of mathematics.

- To provide hands-on experience in engineering problem solving.

- It is the earnest desire of the organizing committee to conduct this competition in an entertaining and friendly manner.


Competition Level

1. Senior Level – Students enrolled in grade 8 and 7

2. Junior Level – Students enrolled in grade 6, 5, 4 and 3


Eligibility, Testing standard and Prizes

1. First preference will be given to Scarborough, Ontario area students (Attending to a Scarborough school).

2. Questions are designed to reflect the Ontario Curriculum level

- Grade 8 (Senior Level)

- Grade 6 (Junior Level).

3. Questions relate to the application of mathematics to science and engineering.

4. Some questions will be based on topics introduced during the competition.

5. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in each level.

6. All participants will be given a certificate of participation.



1. Registration will be on first come first served basis.

2. About 60 students will be registered for each level. Additional applicants will be wait-listed.

3. There is no limit on number of students from each school, however a teacher can register up to 20 students.

4. Download Parental Consent Form and bring it on the day of event.

5. The registration fee is $5.00 per student per level. Fee can be paid in Cash or Cheques on the event day. If paid by cash then please bring exact $5.00, as change may not be available. Cheques are to be made payable to PEO Scarborough Chapter.

6. On date of event bring the completed and signed Parental Consent form and the Registration Fee to the Scarborough Civic Centre. Scarborough Civic Centre - Council Chambers, 150 Borough Drive, Scarborough, ON

7. School teacher shall register the students in his/her class up to 20 students. If a school does not participate, parents or guardians of interested students may register directly.

8. Students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 can only participate in Junior level while students in grades 7 and 8 can only participate in senior level.


Competition Format

1. Both Senior and Junior levels are individual events.

2. Unlike previous years, there will  be only one round for Junior and one round for Senior this year.

3. All participants are required to participate in both rounds.

4. Speed and accuracy are tested.

5. Each participant will be provided with a numbered wireless Clicker.

6. Questions will be projected on a large screen.

7. The wireless Clicker will be used by the student to enter their answers.

8. A computer will record all responses and compile the marks.

9. Students are allowed to bring and use aids like calculators, paper, pens, and books.

10. Cell phones or any device capable of telecommunication are not permitted.

11. Latecomers will not be allowed to join.



1. Marks will not be deducted for wrong answers or unanswered questions.



1. This contest will be conducted in English only.

2. A panel of adjudicators will resolve all disputes. Their decisions are final and binding.

3. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are welcome to attend the event and cheer the participants. The competition will be held in an auditorium. The guests will be able to witness the whole event and see the participants in action.

4. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are required not to assist or interfere with the participants.

5. Space is limited for the audience. Entry is on a first come first served basis.

6. Food and drinks are not permitted inside the auditorium.

7. A student without proper registration will not be permitted to participate in the competition.

8. Model questions are posted on our website.


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