Books for Prepping for Math Challenges

If your student is part of a math challenge, such as Math Olympiad or Math Counts, then you may appreciate these books that cover algebra, geometry, and other classical areas of study in mathematics.

Below is a mini-catalog of our “Math Olympiad” tag group. If you’d like to see more selections for specific subjects (including those for undergraduate and graduate levels), click on a subject from the keyword list.

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  • Geometric Problems on MAXIMA and MINIMA (Softcover)

    Geometric Problems on MAXIMA and MINIMA (Softcover)

    $12.50

    "Written by a team of established mathematicians and professors, this work draws on the authors' experience in the classroom and as Olympiad coaches." — From the back cover

  • Mathematical Snapshots, Third American Edition, Revised and Enlarged (Softcover)

    Mathematical Snapshots, Third American Edition, Revised and Enlarged (Softcover)

    $7.60

    When will I ever use this? What do mathematicians do? These may be popular questions asked by any student who'd like to understand the practical and concrete applications of mathematics. If you're preparing a team for the Math Olympiads, this book may help you establish a foundation in the world of numbers and their uses.

  • Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions, Vol. 1: Combinatorial Analysis and Probability Theory (Softcover)

    Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions (2-Volume Softcover Set)

    $19.59

    "Designed for advanced high school students, undergraduates, graduate students, mathematics teachers and any lover of mathematical challenges, this two-volume set offers a broad spectrum of challenging problems—ranging from relatively simple to extremely difficult." — From the back cover

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    100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics: Their History and Solution (Softcover)

    $5.59

    "This uncommonly interesting volume covers 100 of the most famous historical problems of elementary mathematics." — From the back cover

  • Challenging Problems in Algebra (Softcover)

    Challenging Problems in Algebra (Softcover)

    $5.99

    "Designed for high-school students and teachers with an interest in mathematical problem-solving, this stimulating collection includes more than 300 problems that are 'off the beaten path'—i.e., problems that give a new twist to familiar topics or that introduce unfamiliar topics. With few exceptions, their solution requires little more than some knowledge of elementary algebra, though a dash of ingenuity may help." — From the back cover

  • Challenging Problems in Geometry (Softcover)

    Challenging Problems in Geometry (Softcover)

    $6.59

    "Designed for high school students and teachers with an interest in mathematical problem-solving, this volume offers a wealth of nonroutine problems in geometry that stimulate students to explore unfamiliar or little-known aspects of mathematics." — From the back cover


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