Topics

The questions that are used during Math Quest tournaments are drawn from all fields of mathematics. Below is a list of suggested areas. This list is in no way exhaustive but has been developed to give an overview of what might be covered.

  • Multiplication tables up to 12, factors, multiples,
  • Prime/composite numbers, prime factorization
  • Least Common, Greatest Common Factor
  • Negative numbers, number sequences and missing
  • Place value
  • Order of Operation
  • Data handling: means, mode, median, range, maximum, minimum
  • Squared numbers and exponents
  • Converting decimals, fractions and percentages to one another
  • Word problems using all four operations
  • Simplifying and ordering fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions
  • Rounding whole numbers and decimals
  • Interpreting Graphs
  • Symmetry, both reflective and rotational
  • Division and multiplication of multi-digit numbers
  • Polygons-properties, naming, joining, angles, area,
  • Polyhedrons properties, naming, angles, area of faces, volume/capacity
  • Measurements (all measurements will be metric)
  • Time and calendars- both analogue and digital (24hour clock)
  • Probability
  • Coordinates (using all 4 quadrants)