Some problems from the Olympiads

Shirali, Shailesh (2015) Some problems from the Olympiads. At Right Angles, 4 (1). pp. 56-58.

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Abstract

The �irst two are from the very �irst International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), held in 1959 in Romania. For those familiar with the IMO in recent years, it may come as a shock to see the vast difference in level between the early years and present times. One longs for the good old days! For those not familiar with the IMO, here is some information about its structure. There are a total of six problems in the Olympiad, administered over two days, three on each day. It is customary for the �irst and fourth problems to be the easiest in the collection, and for the third and sixth ones to be the most dif�icult.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mathematics, beauty, elegance, Langlands program, ShimuraTaniyama-Weil conjecture, Rosetta stone
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2018 14:16
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2018 14:16
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1627
Publisher URL: https://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/SitePages/reso...

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