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The Montreal Math Circle

Organizer / Organisatrice:  Ildiko Pelczer (montrealmathclub@gmail.com)

We would like to offer a spring session for the 2018-2019 Montreal Math Circle starting April 7. If you would like to register your child for this session, please complete the form https://goo.gl/forms/NXm9Or2sWgD9p6Fn1. The schedule is listed below.  A  separate form must be completed for each child you wish to register. In order to properly plan this session, we kindly ask you to register your child by March 24th at the latest. If by this date we have less than 6 registrations for a specific level, we must cancel that level and will inform you at the email address you had provided at registration.

Cost: There will be a one-time registration fee of $60 per child for each session (taxes included) that will also cover the cost of materials for all classes in the session. This can be paid to the instructor at the time of the first meeting, in cash or by check (payable to Concordia University). The Montreal Math Circle reserves its right to cancel a certain level if a minimum of 6 participants is not attained.

Dates:     
On Sundays / Les dimanches (April 7 - May 19 [No class on April 21])
Times:    
See times for each grade below.
Place:
       Concordia University, Room:  MB 1.301 (1450 Guy Street, corner of
                 de Maisonneuve) Map

2018-19 Mathematics Competition Calendar.  If your child is interested in participating in any of these contests, please send an email to:  montrealmathclub@gmail.com 

 

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Montreal Math Circle is the beneficiary of an NSERC PromoScience Award.

Montreal Math Circle is on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MontrealMathCircle/

 

 

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News:  Congratulations to Montreal Math Circle students Allison Tsypin and Amadeo Pop for their results in the 2018 Pascal Contest and to Bruno Cisneros for his performance in the 2018 Cayley Contest http://cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/contests.html

Two gold awards and one honourable mention for Montreal Math Circle students Qinyu Cui (grade 12), Allison Tsypin (grade 9), and Bruno Cisneros (grade 10) at the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge.

For more information: https://cms.math.ca/Competitions/COMC/2017/results.html/QC

The Montreal Math Circle is an enrichment program that offers an occasion for students interested in mathematics to solve challenging problems at their grade level. The circle aims at bringing pleasure and confidence in children while doing mathematics. The problems during each meeting will be centered around a specific topic. The instructor is bilingual and will accommodate students from both English and French instruction schools. For more information, please feel free to send an email at montrealmathclub@gmail.com.

Parents of children attending the circle are asked to complete the following form and bring it to the instructor at the beginning of the session:  http://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/common/docs/policies/official-policies/VPS-8_waiver.pdf

Please note: We reserve the right to take photographs during our outreach activities or events and use them for promotional purposes. Thank you for your cooperation.

Mentorship for Mathematical Contests:  
The Montreal Math Circle is facilitating student participation in several mathematical competitions that take place during the year. Please take a look at the 2018-19 Mathematics Competition Calendar. If your child or children are interested in participating, please send an email to montrealmathclub@gmail.com with the subject line Math Competition.

Montreal Math Circle is an official writing centre for the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC).


Grades 3-4 / Niveau 3-4

1:00-2:30pm / 13h00-14h30

Session 1 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
September 23 / 23 septembre Arithmetic:  Natural numbers / Arithmétique : Nombres naturel
September 30 / 30 septembre Arithmetic:  Order of operations / Arithmétique : Ordre des operations mathématiques
October 7 / 7 octobre Arithmetic:   Problems with numbers / Arithmétique :  Problèmes avec des nombres
October 14 / 14 octobre NO CLASS / PAS DE SÉANCE
October 21 / 21 octobre Arithmetic:  Properties of operations / Arithmétique : Propriétés des operations
October 28 / 28 octobre Logic / Logique
November 4 / 4 novembre Projections / Projections

Session 2 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
November 11 / 11 novembre             
Arithmetic:  actors and divisors / Arithmétique : Facteurs et diviseurs
November 18 / 18 novembre Arithmetic: problems with multiples and divisors /  Arithmétique : problèmes avec des multiples et des diviseurs
November 25 / 25 novembre Problem solving methods I / Méthodes de résolution des problèmes I
December 2 / 2 décembre Problem solving methods II /  Méthodes de résolution des problèmes II
December 9 / 9 décembre Cube constructions / Constructions cubiques
December 16 / 16 décembre Selected problems / Problèmes sélectionnés

Session 3 (2019)

Date Topic / Sujet
April 7 / 7 avril Translations / Translations
April 14 / 14 avril Pigeonhole principle / Principe des boites
April 28 / 28 avril Magic squares / Carrés magiques
May 5 / 5 mai

Symmetry and transformations by folding / Symétrie et transformations par pliage

May 12 / 12 mai Coordinates / Coordonnées
May 19 / 19 mai Secret messages (codes) / Codes et messages secrets

 

Grades 7-9 / Secondaire 1-3

11:15 am-12:45pm / 11h15-12h45

Session 1 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
September 23 / 23 septembre Numbers I /Nombres I
September 30 / 30 septembre Numbers II / Nombres II
October 7 / 7 octobre Prime numbers and factorisation I / Nombres premiers et factorisation I
October 14 / 14 octobre NO CLASS / PAS DE SÉANCE
October 21 / 21 octobre Prime numbers and factorisation II / Nombres premiers et factorisation II
October 28 / 29 octobre Areas I /Aire I
November 4 / 4 novembre Areas II / Aire II

Session 2 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
November 11 / 11 novembre Pythagorean Theorem / Théorème de Pythagore
November 18 / 18 novembre

Angles and polygons I /Angles et polygones I

November 25 / 25 novembre Angles and Polygons II /  Angles et polygones II
December 2 / 2 décembre

Speed, distance, time / Vitesse, distance, temps

December 9 / 9 décembre Word problems / Problèmes textuelles
December 16 / 16 décembre Shapes and perspectives / Solides et perspectives

Session 3 (2019)

Date Topic / Sujet
April 7 / 7 avril Congruence of triangles / Isométrie des triangles
April 14 / 14 avril Properties of quadrilaterals / Propriétés des quadrilatères
April 28 / 28 avril Triangles: important lines / Droites importantes dans le triangle
May 5 / 5 mai

Counting I / Dénombrement I

May 12 / 12 mai Counting II / Dénombrement II
May 19 / 19 mai Counting III / Dénombrement III

 

Grades 10-11 (and advanced Grade 9) / Secondaire 4-5 (et secondaire 3 avancée)

9:30-11:00am / 9h30-11h00

Session 1 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
September 23 / 23 septembre Number theory I / Théorie des nombres I
September 30 / 30 septembre Number theory II / Théorie des nombres II
October 7 / 7 octobre Vieta’s relations / Relations de Viète
October 14 / 14 octobre NO CLASS / PAS DE SÉANCE
October 21 / 21 octobre COMC – Trigonometry / COMC trigonométrie
October 28 / 29 octobre COMC – Functions / COMC fonctions
November 4 / 4 novembre COMC - Geometry / COMC géométrie

Session 2 (2018)

Date Topic / Sujet
November 11 / 11 novembre Polynomials I / Polynômes I
November 18 / 18 novembre

Polynomials II / Polynômes II

November 25 / 25 novembre Polynomials III / Polynômes III
December 2 / 2 décembre

Sequences I /Suites I

December 9 / 9 décembre Sequences II / Suites II
December 16 / 16 décembre Sequences III /Suites III

Session 3 (2019)

Date Topic / Sujet
April 7 / 7 avril Origami and the quadratic / Origami et parabole
April 14 / 14 avril Origami and complex numbers / Origami et nombres complexes
April 28 / 28 avril Origami and the cubic / Origami et le cubique
May 5 / 5 mai Origami and flat-foldability / Origami et pliage plat
May 12 / 12 mai Origami and types of numbers / Origami et nombres
May 19 / 19 mai One-twist polyhedron / Sur les polyèdres


Venez nombreux! We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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