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MATH OLYMPIAD CONTEST PROBLEMS for Elementary and Middle Schools (Volume 1) by Dr. G. Lenchner.

The Math 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 Middle Schools (NCTM, May 1997) said that the book "is so complete, concise, and well done that it really should be part of your professional library".

Cost: $35.95 plus S&H.

MATH OLYMPIAD CONTEST PROBLEMS Volume 2 edited by Richard Kalman.

2nd Volume

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.

Cost: $37.95 plus S&H.

CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING in School Mathematics 2nd Edition by Dr. George Lenchner.

2nd Edition

Teaching Problem-Solving? This textbook for teachers can help you. It uses about 400 challenging nonroutine problems to extend elementary and middle school mathematics into such topics as sequences, series, principles of divisibility, geometric configurations, and logic. It is the foundation of our program and is based upon the authorís popular inservice course, The Art of Problem-Solving.

The book is organized into these sections:

  • Teaching Problem Solving
  • Some Problem Solving Strategies
  • Some Topics in Problem Solving
  • Solutions to Parts A,B, and C
  • Appendices and Index

Both The Arithmetic Teacher (NCTM, 1984) and Curriculum Review (1984) reviewed the 1st Edition quite favorably. Each called it "an excellent resource".

Cost: $37.99 plus S&H.

Purchase the full three-book problem-solving set at a discount of 10%

COST:

MATH OLYMPIAD CONTEST PROBLEMS for Elementary and Middle Schools (Volume 1) is available from MOEMS for $35.95 per copy (thru 6/30/11) plus S&H.

MATH OLYMPIAD CONTEST PROBLEMS Volume 2 is available from MOEMS for $37.95 per copy plus S&H.

CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING in School Mathematics 2nd Edition is available from MOEMS for $37.99 per copy (thru 6/30/11) plus S&H.

The "Problem-Solving Set" of all three volumes is available from MOEMS for $100.00 plus S&H. (A 10% discount off the regular price)

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