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The Contest Problem Book VI: American High School Mathematics Examinations 1989-1994
 
The Contest Problem Book VI
MAA Press: An Imprint of the American Mathematical Society
Now available in new edition: NML/53
The Contest Problem Book VI
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The Contest Problem Book VI: American High School Mathematics Examinations 1989-1994
MAA Press: An Imprint of the American Mathematical Society
Now available in new edition: NML/53
  • Book Details
     
     
    Anneli Lax New Mathematical Library
    Volume: 402000; 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 Problem-Solving
    • Classification of Problems
    • Algebra
    • Complex Numbers
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Geometry
    • Number Theory
    • Statistics
    • Trigonometry
  • Requests
     
     
    Review Copy – for publishers of book reviews
    Accessibility – to request an alternate format of an AMS title
Volume: 402000; 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.

  • 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 Problem-Solving
  • Classification of Problems
  • Algebra
  • Complex Numbers
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Number Theory
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
Review Copy – for publishers of book reviews
Accessibility – to request an alternate format of an AMS title
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