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The CEMC (Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing) is a division of the University of Waterloo, located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, that deals with the teaching of mathematical subjects to students in Canada and around the world.



The CEMC is now known as Canada's most recognized organization for promoting and creating activities for mathematics and computer science. In their mission statements, it quotes:

"The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing aims to increase enjoyment, confidence and ability in mathematics and computer science among students and teachers in Canada and internationally."

They organize face-to-face workshops, the publication of books, lots of online resources and competitions in order to reach their goal.


Annually, CEMC holds competitions that varies from the elementary to the high-school level which is based on the nationwide curriculum. Each competition, with the exception of Fryer, Galois, and Hypatia, is named after a famous mathematician.

These competitions include:

  • 4 multiple choice competitions for elementary and high-school level students.
  • 4 full solution competitions for high-school level students.
  • A Team Mathematics competition.
  • Computing competitions for beginners and experts.

CEMC Contests

Elementary level

Multiple choice

High-school level

Multiple choice

Full solution

Other math competitons

Computing competitions



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