2020 AMD Engineering Mathletics Competition
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Note: This event has been postponed from Oct 24 to Nov 14
What is the AMD Engineering Mathletics competition?
AMD Engineering Mathletics is a competition designed to create a passion for the application of mathematics in solving day-to-day scientific and engineering problems. Students will be challenged to be active and creative in the use of mathematics. Different facets of mathematics will be introduced and tested. Zoom will be used to deliver the challenge and Quizizz will be used by the participants to answer a series of questions in numeric format.
During the Mathletics competition, there will also be an AMD Challenge (automatically enrolled).
This competition will be conducted in English only.
When is the competition?
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Junior competition: 9:30AM - 1PM (Zoom opens at 9:30 AM, competition starts at 10:00 AM)
Senior competition: 4:00PM - 6:30PM (Zoom opens at 4:00 PM, competition starts at 4:30 PM)
Where is the competition?
The competition is held online using Zoom and Quizizz.
- Stable internet connection
- Participants need to be able to run Zoom to listen to the presentation and turn on the webcam for the proctors during the competition.
- Quizizz will be used to deliver the slides, questions and collect the answers.
- Information for registering for both services for free will be provided after purchasing the ticket.
Who can participate in the competition?
This event is open to all full-time York Region students on a first come first served basis. Students in the nearby regions cannot participate. Individuals only, this is not a team event.
Registration must be done online ONLY. No registration is allowed at the event. Please bring the online confirmation ticket to the competition.
Registration fee is $7.00 per participant
Registration starts on Saturday, Oct 8, 2020 at 8AM EST.
Open to students that are currently in grades 7 and 8 (based on grade 7 curriculum)
Register for Junior competition:
Open to students that are currently in grades 9 or 10 (based on grade 9 curriculum)
Register for Senior competition:
Why participate in the competition?
- Apply your math skills to solve engineering problems
- Meet and greet with engineers and ask them questions about their work
- Have fun and win great prizes valued up to $100, delivered by mail or email
How to prepare for the competition?
Try some Sample Questions.
What should I bring on the day of the competition?
How can I win the competition?
Got a question?
Still got more questions?
Questions and background information or supporting details will be projected onto Zoom. Participants will then use Quizizz to answer the question. The question could be in numeric or multiple-choice format.
Junior Competition Sample Questions
(based on grade 7 curriculum)
Senior Competition Sample Question
(based on grade 9 curriculum)