Sketchpad Competition Solutions

(Sponsored by Dynamic Math Learning)

Since 1998, the Sketchpad Competition has been run annually in the Mathematical Digest, a South African mathematics journal aimed at encouraged problem solving skills among gifted school children. The competition involves the solution of some geometry problems and has as prize a free copy of the dynamic geometry software Geometer’s Sketchpad. The competition has alternated yearly between Senior High & Junior High School. A demonstration copy of Sketchpad can be downloaded for FREE from:

The Mathematical Digest is published by the Dept. of Mathematics of the University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700. Through a generous sponsorship of Old Mutual, schools can obtain free copies for their libraries upon written request. More details can be obtained from:

1998 Sketchpad Solutions & Results

1999 Sketchpad Solutions & Results

2000 Sketchpad Solutions & Results (pdf)

2001 Sketchpad Solutions & Results (pdf)