# Maths Olympiad Problem Set

06 Jun 2015I spent the afternoon today revisiting some of the maths olympiad questions from my high school days: it was such an immensely satisfying experience! It seems my ability/inability to solve these problems has not changed much over the last 6 years; if at all, it has degraded a bit. I will try to shrug off the rust over the next few weeks.

In the process, I am going to build a repository of questions of varied difficulty levels in the Math Olympiad section (also available on the sidebar menu). I would keep adding interesting problems (& solutions) as and when I come across them. The goal presently is to simply share the joy of solving non-conventional maths problems and stimulate some neurons in the process.

While some olympiad problems requires a genius mind and are out of reach of persons such as myself, most of the olympiad problems can be solved using *tools* which can be learned by training. A classic example, Problem Solving Strategies is an epic book for olympiad training. As far as possible, I will try to emphasize on the *generic* problem solving tools while discussing the solutions to these problems, so that new tools are added in our toolkit with every subsequent problem. Hopefully, this exercise would transmute into a useful resource for olympiad enthusiasts :)

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