Synopses & Reviews
This convenient volume offers a popular selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for undergraduate-level math competitions. The challenging brainteasers will also appeal to anyone interested in problems concerning real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, and other mathematical topics.
The hints are very helpful and the solutions are easy to follow. Questions drawn from geometry, group theory and linear algebra involve subjects ranging from multivariate integration to finite series to infinite sums and classical analysis. The only prerequisite is a high school-level background in mathematics. Problem-solvers at varying degrees of proficiency will find this treasury of top-notch numerical puzzles an invitation to hone their mathematical skills as well as a source of stimulating entertainment.
Synopsis
Rich selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate-level mathematical competitions. Features real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, other topics. Hours of stimulating challenge for math buffs at varying degrees of proficiency. References.
Synopsis
Rich selection of 100 practice problems -- with hints and solutions -- designed for students preparing for undergraduate math competitions. Features real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, other topics. References.
Synopsis
This handy volume offers a rich selection of 100 problems--with hints and solutions-- specially chosen to aid students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate mathematical competitions. However, these challenging brainteasers will be of interest to anyone interested in undergraduate level mathematical problems dealing with real numbers.
Synopsis
Popular selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for undergraduate-level math competitions. Includes questions drawn from geometry, group theory, linear algebra, and other fields.
Synopsis
Popular selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for undergraduate-level math competitions. Subjects range from multivariate integration to finite series to infinite sums and classical analysis. Includes questions drawn from geometry, group theory, and linear algebra, plus brainteasers dealing with real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, and more.
Table of Contents
Notation
The Problems
The Hints
The Solutions
Abbreviations
References