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Mathematical Chestnuts from around the World
MAA Press: An Imprint of the American Mathematical Society
eBook ISBN:  9781470457235 
Product Code:  DOL/24.E 
List Price:  $60.00 
MAA Member Price:  $45.00 
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Mathematical Chestnuts from around the World
MAA Press: An Imprint of the American Mathematical Society
eBook ISBN:  9781470457235 
Product Code:  DOL/24.E 
List Price:  $60.00 
MAA Member Price:  $45.00 
AMS Member Price:  $45.00 

Book DetailsDolciani Mathematical ExpositionsVolume: 24; 2001; 220 pp
A collection of miscellanious gems from elementary mathematics, ranging from the latest International Olympiads all the way back to Euclid. Each one casts light on a striking result or a brilliant device, and any reader with only a modest mathematical background will appreciate the ingenious solutions that are also presented.

Table of Contents

Articles

Section 1. Five Problems from Ireland

Section 2. Three Solutions to a Variation on an Old Chestnut

Section 3. Three Problems from EötvösKürschák Competitions

Section 4. Three Problems from the Polish Mathematical Olympiads of 1949–1954

Section 5. Ten Problems from East German Olympiads

Section 6. 28 Problems from Pi Mu Epsilon Journal

Section 7. Problems from the AustrianPolish Mathematics Competitions

Section 8. 19 Problems from Quantum

Section 9. Six Bulgarian Problems for 11, 12, 13, and 14 YearOlds

Section 10. Cusumano’s Challenge

Section 11. Five Easy Problems from the 1984 Leningrad Olympiad

Section 12. An Arithmetic Puzzle

Section 13. A Few Gleanings from The Mathematical Gazette

Section 14. Three Problems from the 1994 Putnam Contest

Section 15. A Second Look at a Problem from Romania

Section 16. 32 Miscellaneous Problems

Section 17. Two Challenging Problems in Combinatorics

Section 18. An Unused Problem from the 1988 International Olympiad

Section 19. Four Problems from the 1995 International Olympiad

Section 20. Two Geometry Problems

Section 21. An Unlikely Perfect Square

Section 22. The NinePoint Circle and Coolidge’s Theorem, the De Longchamps Point of a Triangle, Cantor’s Theorem, and Napoleon’s Theorem

Section 23. A Problem from the Philippines

Section 24. Four Solutions by George Evagelopoulos

Section 25. A Problem from the 1992 Canadian Olympiad

Section 26. A Function of Exponential Order


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Volume: 24; 2001; 220 pp
A collection of miscellanious gems from elementary mathematics, ranging from the latest International Olympiads all the way back to Euclid. Each one casts light on a striking result or a brilliant device, and any reader with only a modest mathematical background will appreciate the ingenious solutions that are also presented.

Articles

Section 1. Five Problems from Ireland

Section 2. Three Solutions to a Variation on an Old Chestnut

Section 3. Three Problems from EötvösKürschák Competitions

Section 4. Three Problems from the Polish Mathematical Olympiads of 1949–1954

Section 5. Ten Problems from East German Olympiads

Section 6. 28 Problems from Pi Mu Epsilon Journal

Section 7. Problems from the AustrianPolish Mathematics Competitions

Section 8. 19 Problems from Quantum

Section 9. Six Bulgarian Problems for 11, 12, 13, and 14 YearOlds

Section 10. Cusumano’s Challenge

Section 11. Five Easy Problems from the 1984 Leningrad Olympiad

Section 12. An Arithmetic Puzzle

Section 13. A Few Gleanings from The Mathematical Gazette

Section 14. Three Problems from the 1994 Putnam Contest

Section 15. A Second Look at a Problem from Romania

Section 16. 32 Miscellaneous Problems

Section 17. Two Challenging Problems in Combinatorics

Section 18. An Unused Problem from the 1988 International Olympiad

Section 19. Four Problems from the 1995 International Olympiad

Section 20. Two Geometry Problems

Section 21. An Unlikely Perfect Square

Section 22. The NinePoint Circle and Coolidge’s Theorem, the De Longchamps Point of a Triangle, Cantor’s Theorem, and Napoleon’s Theorem

Section 23. A Problem from the Philippines

Section 24. Four Solutions by George Evagelopoulos

Section 25. A Problem from the 1992 Canadian Olympiad

Section 26. A Function of Exponential Order
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