Resources for students

The following educational resources may be of particular interest to students and other learners.

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CMS Student Committee (Studc)

https://studc.math.ca/?page_id=4

The CMS Student Committee (Studc) was created to help the Society serve the needs of university students. The Committee aims to develop and support the community of mathematics students across Canada.

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CMS Problem Solving resources

https://cms.math.ca/competitions/problem-solving-resources/

The CMS maintains a list of problem solving resources aimed at competitive mathematical problem solving.

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Crux Mathematicorum – On-Line

https://cms.math.ca/publications/crux/

A source of mathematical problems, hints, and articles for senior secondary and undergraduate level students.

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Math Projects for Science Fairs

https://cms.math.ca/education/math-projects-for-science-fairs/

A list of possible math projects from many different areas of mathematics that could be used by students at science fairs, as well as many references on topics that could make exciting and interesting projects.

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CMS Math Camps

https://cms.math.ca/education/math-camps/

Each summer, CMS Math Camps provide students with an interest in mathematics with a unique and unforgettable experience. The camps take place in universities and CEGEPs across Canada and range from day camps to week long events. Students who attend the camps leave with new friends, new ideas, and a new outlook on mathematics.

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CMS Mathematical Competitions

https://cms.math.ca/competitions/

Come participate in the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC), held each November.  Students from across Canada and around the world are invited to compete in this written competition held at their own schools.  Besides prizes and awards, the top students are get invitations to the elite national math competitions such as the Canadian Math Olympiad and from there, they could be invited to train and represent Canada at international events such as the APMO, EGMO and even the International Mathematical Olympiad!

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CEMC Courseware

https://cemc.uwaterloo.ca/resources/courseware/courseware.html

Features lessons, interactive activities, enrichment challenges, and practice with feedback, provided by the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) at the University of Waterloo.

OEIS® – The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences®

http://oeis.org/

The online encyclopedia of integer sequences is a good way to explore the wealth of patterns that were studied throughout history. If you have a pattern that you are trying to understand, the encyclopedia can give you suggestions of how your pattern is formed.

Project Euler

https://projecteuler.net/

A collection of mathematical puzzles that can be solved by writing computer programs; ranked by difficulty (from beginner to professor-level).

Simon Tatham’s Portable Puzzle Collection

https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/

A collection of small computer programs which implement one-player puzzle games.

NCTM Illuminations

https://illuminations.nctm.org/

This site contains information for teachers and students from K-12. It offers online multimedia investigations, classroom video vignettes, standard-based lesson plans, links to reviewed websites and more.

S.O.S. Mathematics

http://www.sosmath.com/home.html

S.O.S. Mathematics provides math review material in a variety of topics. It is a good study site for high school, college students and adult learners. Their link collection is impressive.

MathArchives

http://archives.math.utk.edu/

This site, based at University of Tennessee – Knoxville, contains links to various web resources on Mathematics. They are organized by topics and use both keywords to describe the site and icons to quickly show the level of mathematical background neede to read the material.

Internet Mathematics Library

http://mathforum.org/library/

This internet library is presented by Math Forum. It contains more exhaustive lists and allows to search for materials that match your specific needs.

The Math Forum

https://www.nctm.org/mathforum/

The Math Forum is an excellent collection of resources available on the Internet. We strongly recommend you visit this site.

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Practice Test in Linear Algebra

http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~jkhoury/projet.html

Hundreds of practice questions in undergraduate linear algebra

Expii “Solve”

https://www.expii.com/solve

Expii solve is a periodically-released set of math problems composed by Po-Shen Loh, math professor at Carnegie Mellon University and coach of the US International Math Olympiad team.

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Linear Algebra Down to Earth

http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~jkhoury/linearmain.htm

Practical uses for linear algebra, answering the question “Why on earth do we need to know that?”

Ask Dr. Math

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A serchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions.

Expii

https://www.expii.com/

Expii is a free, open, and interactive platform for crowdsourced explanations and practice problems in math and science.

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Math Central

http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/

If you have any nagging mathematical problems or questions you can’t solve, or are just plain curious about something, Math Central is here for you: their panel of Quandaries and Queries consultants will try to answer your question.

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