Maths Olympiad Contest Problems

Volume 1

Volume 2

Book Description


Maths Olympiad Contest Problems for Primary and Lower Secondary Schools by Dr. G. Lenchner.

A recommended text of the

The Maths Olympiad contests presented these 400 challenging problems and ingenious solutions over a period of 16 years. Aimed at young students, their teachers and parents, the book contains an unusual variety of problems, a section of hints to help the reader get started, and seven unique appendices that inform and enrich, among other features.

Mathematics Teaching in the Primary and Lower Secondary Schools


A continuation of our first volume, Math Olympiad Contest Problems for Elementary and Middle Schools, it is full of useful features for PICO and mathlete alike, and can be a valuable addition to your professional library Its many features include: The 425 problems from our contests from 1995 to 2005; 50 Division E contests and 35 Division M contests; Step-by-step solutions to all problems; Hints, strategies, and percents correct for all questions; Multiple solutions for most problems; Extensions for about half of the questions; An index of problems by type; A thorough handbook for PICOs; and A rich study guide for mathletes.


Copyright 1997 by George Lenchner

All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information or retrieval system, except as may be expressly permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 or in writing by the Publisher. Requests for permission shoud be addressed to: Permissions, Dr George Lenchner, c/o MOEMS, 2154 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore, New York, 11710, USA

First Edition, printed in New York, USA as "Math Olympiad Contest Problems for Elementary and Meddle Schools" in 1990. ISBN: 0-9626662-1-1. Library of Congress Catalog Number: 96-77380

Feedback and comments about the book

"I enjoyed teaching and working with the Olympiad problems.It encouraged the children to think and apply concepts they've learned as well as to utilize a common sense approach to solving problems"

"Praise for the problem writers. How you manage to squeeze so much logic and thought-provocation into so few words is a real talent."

"The children and I had a very successful year figuring ways to solve problems. It was fun and challenging ... We're doing it again next year."

"It was an absolute joy to observe youngsters work with organisation and understanding. Thank you for all of your wonderful efforts on behalf of Olympiads for elementary age children."

"Attendance, practices and enthusiasm never flagged. No one lost interest ... I have enjoyed this second year of Maths Olympiads even more than the first. I'm looking forward to next year."

"Olympiad problems are a wonderful boost to thinking in the elementary school ... most worthwhile and rewarding for both students and teachers alike."

Upper Elementary School (Keystage II) Division 2003 -- 2014"(English Version)

Volume 2

Book Description

This book is primarily written as an ambitious textbook for upper elementary school mathematics. Problems posed in the Upper Elementary School Division of the International Mathematics Competition from 2003 to 2014 are usd as illustrative examples. There is a full description of the I. M. C., and the problems are listed year by year, with a cross-reference index. This may also serve as a classroom resource, and is well-suited for self-study.

IMC keystage II.pdf

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