# Mathematical Olympiad Publications

The UCT Department of Mathematics offers a range of publications for
high school students interested in preparing for mathematical
competitions and Olympiads (including the Inter-Provincial Mathematics
Olympiad, the South African Mathematics Olympiad, the Pan African
Mathematics Olympiad and the International Mathematical Olympiad.
## Introductory level

**A Mathlete's Training Guide**, by David Jacobs

A book of introductory problem solving skills for mathematics competitions.
- More than 120 problems, with hints and full solutions.
- Eight chapters on topics like probability, rates and time and number
theory.
- Suitable for grades 9 to 12.
- Written by David Jacobs, three times gold award winner of the
UCT Mathematics Competition

**Mathematical Digest**,
edited by Professor John Webb

This quarterly magazine for South African high schools includes regular
reports on competitions and Olympiads in different parts of the world,
as well as puzzles and problems with cash and calculator prizes.

**UCT Mathematics Competition**,
edited by Professor John Webb

Annual mathematics competition for schools in the Western Cape, from grades
8 to 12.

Question parers, solutions, statistics and award winners.

## Advanced level

**South Africa and the IMO**

This annual publication contains the full record of the South African
Talent Search and training camps leading up to the International
Mathematical Olympiad and Pan African Mathematics Olympiad.

- Problems of the Mathematical Talent Search rounds
- Test papers and assignments from the training and selection camps
for the IMO and PAMO teams
- IMO and PAMO papers, with detailed solutions.

This is required reading for all students who compete seriously in any
national Mathematics Olympiad, and for any aspirant IMO or PAMO team member.
It is also an invaluable source of ideas for those who want to set up
Olympiad study groups.

**Olympiad Training Notes**

**The Pigeon-hole Principle**, by Valentin Goranko
**Topics in Number Theory**, by Valentin Goranko
**Inequalities for the Olympiad Enthusiast**, by Graeme West
**Graph Theory for the Olympiad Enthusiast**, by Graeme West
**Functional Equations for the Olympiad Enthusiast**, by Graeme West
**Mathematical Induction for the Olympiad Enthusiast**, by David Jacobs
**Geometry for the Olympiad Enthusiast**, by Bruce Merry

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