**Scott A. Annin**

This book is a celebration of mathematical problem solving at the level of the high school American Invitational Mathematics Examination. A *Gentle Introduction to the American Invitational Mathematics Examination* is also intended for anyone who enjoys solving problems as a recreational pursuit. The AIME contains many problems that have the power to foster enthusiasm for mathematics–the problems are fun, engaging, and addictive. The problems found within these pages can be used by teachers who wish to challenge their students, and they can be used to foster a community of lovers of mathematical problem solving! There are more than 250 fully-solved problems in the book, containing examples from AIME competitions of the 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, and 2010's. Topics include algebra, combinatorics, probability, number theory, sequences and series, logarithms, trigonometry, complex numbers, polynomials, and geometry.

Specifications:

ISBN 978-0-88385-835-6

398 pp., Paperbound, 2015

Series: Problem Books

Catalog Code: GIA

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