Concepts in Competitive Mathematics, Second Edition

Concepts in Competitive Mathematics, Second Edition


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This short reference book contains fundamental concepts crucial to solving math competition problems such as those found on the Mathematical Association of America's AMC 10, AMC 12, and AIME, as well as those found in local or regional competitions. Full of formulas as well as examples and solutions, this book shows how specific problems can be best solved in order to succeed in math competitions. Content is organized by mathematical topic and has been selected for its diversity. Topics include Number Theory, Combinatorics, Probability, Statistics, Sequences and Series, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Coordinate Mathematics. The book even contains a section containing the author's own tips from past experience in math competitions. All in all, this is a must buy for math competition participants and teachers alike. Contains: Nine Chapters, Table of Contents, Bibliography, Index.

What's new in the second edition?
Larger figures
Improved formatting
More exmples
New contests cited
Updated information
Corrected errors
And more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500837266
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/13/2014
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Zachary M. Boazman attended Cistercian Preparatory School from 2002 to 2010, graduating Salutatorian in May of 2010. In his Senior year, he wrote this book with the help of Dr. Richard Newcomb, head of the Math department at Cisterican, as a resource for junior high and high school students preparing for Math competitions. Zachary went on to study mathematics at the University of Oklahoma, earning a Bachelors of Science with distinction. While he is no longer in the mathematics field, the author continues to enjoy mathematical puzzles and problems as a way to exercise his brain.

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