Youth Canada

Gauss Mathematics Competition

Gauss Mathematics Competition
Focus: Math and Science
Opportunity Type: Competition
Location: Schools across Canada
Student Grade: 8
Available to students from: All Provinces/Territories
Time of year: Spring
Prerequisites: N/A
Cost: $2
Application Deadline: Apr. 3, 2008

This math Contest is 60 minutes in length and 25 multiple choice questions marked out of a total of 150. All calculators are allowed in this contest.

A Certificate of Distinction is provided by the Canadian Mathematics Competition for students scoring in the top 25% of the contestants in each school; a Certificate of Participation is provided for all contestants. A certificate is awarded to the highest achieving student on each of the Grade 7 and 8 Contests. The names of some of the top scoring competitors among all those writing the Gauss Contest will be listed in the Gauss Report on the CEMC Web site.

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