Updated on 19/09/2021

Mathletics 2021

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 will use the google platforms to answer the questions by the use of google meet, google form, etc.

Email us at mathletics@peoscarborough.ca for any clarification.

Important Information

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

* Deadline for registration: Sunday, October 17, 2021

* Date of competition: Saturday, October 23, 2021

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

* Registration: Please follow the Link

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

VENUE: Zoom and Google platforms (Zoom, Google Form) – Please make sure you have a google account to join





- 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 7 and 8.

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


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. All participants will be given a certificate of participation.

6. Prize values given below are for per student of the winning team:







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. There’s no registration fee for this year’s competition.

5. Participants will be given a link to google meet to join for the competition one day before the event date.

6. School teachers 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.

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

8. Past report card or any other means of proving the student’s current grade is necessary.

9. Registration: Please follow the Link


Competition Format

1. Both Senior and Junior levels are individual events.

2. On the date of the event, google meet will start 30 mins prior the event starting time. Host will let you in based on your registered email id. 5 mins before the event start, the host will start to let those who are in wait list to join until the quota of 60 participants is achieved.

3. Please join with your microphone on and camera on. The entire competition will be monitored by the Chapter to confirm the participation.

4. Latecomers will not be allowed to join.

5. Speed and accuracy are tested.

6. Questions will be shared in google meet screen as a Power Point presentation..

7. The google form will be used by the student to enter their answers.

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

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

10. Microphone and camera are required, and have to be online at all time during competition period (approximately 1 hour)

11. No parents, family, friends help during the competition. Make sure to sit in quiet room without disturbance prior to starting the competition.



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 be online during welcoming period and competition briefing.

4. However, during competition period, teachers, parents, guardians and other non-participants are required not to assist or interfere with the participants.

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

6. Model questions are posted on our website.


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