
Book DetailsAnneli Lax New Mathematical LibraryVolume: 40; 2000; 212 pp
Reprinted edition available: NML/53
The Contest Problem Book VI contains 180 challenging problems from the six years of the American High School Mathematics Examinations (AHSME), 1989 through 1994, as well as a selection of other problems. A Problems Index classifies the 180 problems in the book into subject areas: algebra, complex numbers, discrete mathematics, number theory, statistics, and trigonometry.

Table of Contents

Cover

Title page

Contents

Preface

How To Use This Book

Special Notation

AHSME Honor Roll

The Difficulty of the AHSME

Related Mathematics Competitions

Related Problem Solving References

Use of calculators

Generating the Examinations

Reaction to these tests

Creating the Problems

Acknowledgments

Sponsors

Name

AHSME RULES

40 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

41 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

42 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

43 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

44 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

45 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

Solutions

40 AHSME Solutions

41 AHSME Solutions

42 AHSME Solutions

43 AHSME Solutions

44 AHSME Solutions

45 AHSME Solutions

An Insider's Look at the AHSME Problems

Solutions Affect Interest in Problem

Problem Difficulty

Problems on Applications

Auxiliary Lines

Fashion in Problems

Problem Clarity

Most Problems are Fresh

Sensitivity and Problems

AHSME Constants

Multiple Choice

AHSME Variables

Inside Jokes

Mathematical Problem Solving for Competitions

Tools for Mathematics Competitions

A Geometric Tool

Number Theory Tools

A Logarithmic Tool

The Tool of Mathematical Induction

Tools for Exponential Equations

Euler's Formula

One Final Comment on ProblemSolving

Classification of Problems

Algebra

Complex Numbers

Discrete Mathematics

Geometry

Number Theory

Statistics

Trigonometry


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Reprinted edition available: NML/53
The Contest Problem Book VI contains 180 challenging problems from the six years of the American High School Mathematics Examinations (AHSME), 1989 through 1994, as well as a selection of other problems. A Problems Index classifies the 180 problems in the book into subject areas: algebra, complex numbers, discrete mathematics, number theory, statistics, and trigonometry.

Cover

Title page

Contents

Preface

How To Use This Book

Special Notation

AHSME Honor Roll

The Difficulty of the AHSME

Related Mathematics Competitions

Related Problem Solving References

Use of calculators

Generating the Examinations

Reaction to these tests

Creating the Problems

Acknowledgments

Sponsors

Name

AHSME RULES

40 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

41 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

42 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

43 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

44 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

45 AHSME

Some Comments on the Distractors

Answers and Response Distribution

Solutions

40 AHSME Solutions

41 AHSME Solutions

42 AHSME Solutions

43 AHSME Solutions

44 AHSME Solutions

45 AHSME Solutions

An Insider's Look at the AHSME Problems

Solutions Affect Interest in Problem

Problem Difficulty

Problems on Applications

Auxiliary Lines

Fashion in Problems

Problem Clarity

Most Problems are Fresh

Sensitivity and Problems

AHSME Constants

Multiple Choice

AHSME Variables

Inside Jokes

Mathematical Problem Solving for Competitions

Tools for Mathematics Competitions

A Geometric Tool

Number Theory Tools

A Logarithmic Tool

The Tool of Mathematical Induction

Tools for Exponential Equations

Euler's Formula

One Final Comment on ProblemSolving

Classification of Problems

Algebra

Complex Numbers

Discrete Mathematics

Geometry

Number Theory

Statistics

Trigonometry