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First steps for math olympians : using the American Mathematics Competitions

Author: J Douglas Faires; Mathematical Association of America.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Published and distributed Mathematical Association of America, ©2006.
Series: MAA problem books series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Techniques for solving problems from the American Mathematics Competitions, essential reading for anyone interested in logical problem solving.

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Genre/Form: Examinations, questions, etc
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Douglas Faires; Mathematical Association of America.
ISBN: 088385824X 9780883858240
OCLC Number: 71312641
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Arithmetic ratios --
Polynomials and their zeros --
Exponentials and radicals --
Defined functions and operations --
Triangle geometry --
Circle geometry --
Polygons --
Counting --Probability --
Prime decomposition --
Number theory --
Sequences and series --
Statistics --
Trigonometry --
Three-dimensional geometry --
Functions --
Logarithms --
Complex numbers --Solutions to exercises --
Epilogue.
Series Title: MAA problem books series.
Responsibility: J. Douglas Faires.
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'Within each chapter, three well-chosen examples illustrate a variety of problem-solving strategies and applications of concepts. The examples are followed by ten exercises, graduated in difficulty Read more...

 
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