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APSMO Maths Olympiad – Questions and Answers Past Papers – Australia and US prior to 1996

This APSMO resource book contains Maths Olympiad questions and answers from past papers in Australia and the US prior to 1996.


“A treasure of non-routine problems for primary and junior secondary students”

Maths Olympiad Contest Problems: Volume 1

By Dr George Lenchner

Australian Edition. © 2005

ISBN : 978-0-9757316-0-4

285 pages

$ 39.95 + postage

About The Book

A valuable resource for teachers or parents who want to give more non-routine problem solving experiences to their children.

An important resource in school libraries or in the personal library of any student.

The book contains:
  • a rich variety of problems with multiple solution methods
  • general advice on problem solving illustrating the use of various problem solving strategies with sample problems and their solutions
  • 80 Olympiads, each of five problems, designed for interschool competitions, specifically the Mathematical Olympiads
  • Answers, Hints and Solutions. Often more than one solution method is shown
The book is aimed at students in school Years 4 to 8, but is suitable for anyone wishing to improve their problem solving abilities.

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