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The Contest Problem Book VII

The Contest Problem Book VII

Compiled and augmented by Harold B. Reiter

Catalog Code: CB7
Print ISBN: 978-0-88385-821-9
Electronic ISBN: 978-0-88385-962-9
200 pp., Paperbound, 2006
List Price: $49.95
MAA Member: $39.95
Series: Problem Books

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The Contest Problem Book VII chronicles 275 problems from the American Mathematics Contests (AMC 12 and AMC 10) for the years 1995 through 2000, including the 50th Anniversary AHSME issued in 1999. Twenty-three additional problems with solutions are included. A Problem Index classifies the 275 problems in to the following subject areas: Algebra, Complex Numbers, Discrete Mathematics (including Counting Problems), Logic, and Discrete Probability, Geometry (including Three-Dimensional Geometry), Number Theory (including Divisibility, Representation, and Modular Arithmetic), Statistics, and Trigonometry.

For over 50 years many excellent exams have been prepared by individuals throughout our mathematical community in the hope that all secondary school students will have an opportunity to participate in these problem solving and enriching mathematics experiences. The American Mathematics Contests are intended for everyone from the average student at a typical school who enjoys mathematics to the very best student at the most special school.

Table of Contents

Preface
46th AHSME, 1995
47th AHSME, 1996
48th AHSME, 1997
49th AHSME, 1998
50th AHSME, 1999
Sample AMC 10, 1999
51st AMC 12, 2000
1st AMC 10, 2000
50th Anniversary AHSME
46th AHSME Solutions, 1995
47th AHSME Solutions, 1996
48th AHSME Solutions, 1997
49th AHSME Solutions, 1998
50th AHSME Solutions, 1999
Sample AMC 10 solutions, 1999
51st AMC 12 solutions, 2000
1st AMC 10 solutions, 2000
Additional Problems
Solutions to Additional Problems
Classification
About the Editor

About the Editor

Harold Reiter received a PhD in mathematics from Clemson University. He has taught at the University of Hawaii, University of Maryland, Kingston University (London, England), and Clemson University. He has taught at the University of North Carolina Charlotte since 1972. He is the winner of several teaching and service awards including the Southeastern Section of the American Mathematical Association Distinguished University Teaching Award and the Paul Erdös Award of the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions. He has served on the MATHCOUNTS Question Writing Committee, the Educational Testing Service’s SAT II Mathematics Committee, and the CLEP Pre-calculus Committee. Together with his daughter Ashley Ahlin, he edits the problem section of the Pi Mu Epsilon Journal. He enjoys racquet sports, bridge, travel, reading and composing and solving mathematical problems. His main research interest is combinatorial games.

 

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