Competition Guidelines

 
 
  • Calculators will not be allowed
  • The competition will be written individually
  • Questions will only be posed in English
  • The question paper will be 1h 15min long
  • For some training material, there are loads of past papers for learners at www.samf.ac.za (you will need to register on the site to have access to these) and for students at http://math.sun.ac.za/~swagner/TMO/index.html.
  • The Wits Mathematics Competition question papers will have three sections. Section A will look like round 1 of the South African Mathematics Olympiad (multiple choice), section B like round 2 (single response - only answer required) and section C like round 3 (long questions requiring full working out to be shown.