From Erdos to Kiev: Problems of olympiad caliber by Ross Honsberger

By Ross Honsberger

Ross Honsberger's love of arithmetic comes via very sincerely in From Erdös to Kiev. He offers fascinating, stimulating difficulties that may be solved with uncomplicated mathematical concepts. it is going to provide excitement to stimulated scholars and their academics, however it also will entice an individual who enjoys a mathematical problem. many of the difficulties within the assortment have seemed on nationwide or foreign Olympiads or different contests. therefore, they're fairly not easy (with recommendations which are the entire extra rewarding). The ideas use effortless arguments from undemanding arithmetic (often no longer very technical arguments) with merely the occasional foray into refined or complicated principles. an individual accustomed to uncomplicated arithmetic can get pleasure from a wide a part of the publication. the issues integrated during this assortment are taken from geometry, quantity thought, likelihood, and combinatorics. strategies to the issues are incorporated.

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