Andreescu, Titu 1956
Overview
Works:  67 works in 430 publications in 4 languages and 11,173 library holdings 

Roles:  Author, Editor, coo, Other 
Classifications:  QA43, 510.76 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by
Titu Andreescu
Mathematical Olympiad challenges by
Titu Andreescu(
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45 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematical Olympiad Challenges is a rich collection of problems put together by two experienced and wellknown professors and coaches of the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team. Hundreds of beautiful, challenging, and instructive problems for algebra, geometry, trigonometry, combinatorics, and number theory were selected from numerous mathematical competitions and journals. An important feature of the work is the comprehensive background material provided with each grouping of problems." "Aimed at motivated high school and beginning college students and instructors, this work can be used as a text for advanced problemsolving courses, for selfstudy, or as a resource for teachers and students training for mathematical competitions and for teacher professional development, seminars, and workshops."Jacket
45 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematical Olympiad Challenges is a rich collection of problems put together by two experienced and wellknown professors and coaches of the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team. Hundreds of beautiful, challenging, and instructive problems for algebra, geometry, trigonometry, combinatorics, and number theory were selected from numerous mathematical competitions and journals. An important feature of the work is the comprehensive background material provided with each grouping of problems." "Aimed at motivated high school and beginning college students and instructors, this work can be used as a text for advanced problemsolving courses, for selfstudy, or as a resource for teachers and students training for mathematical competitions and for teacher professional development, seminars, and workshops."Jacket
Mathematical miniatures by
Svetoslav Savchev(
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14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
102 combinatorial problems : from the training of the USA IMO team by
Titu Andreescu(
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12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book is systematically organized, gradually building combinatorial skills and techniques and broadening the student's view of mathematics. Aside from its practical use in training teachers and students engaged in mathematical competitions, it is a source of enrichment that is bound to stimulate interest in a variety of mathematical areas that are tangential to combinatorics."Jacket
12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book is systematically organized, gradually building combinatorial skills and techniques and broadening the student's view of mathematics. Aside from its practical use in training teachers and students engaged in mathematical competitions, it is a source of enrichment that is bound to stimulate interest in a variety of mathematical areas that are tangential to combinatorics."Jacket
Mathematical Olympiad treasures by
Titu Andreescu(
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30 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical Olympiad Treasures aims at buiding a bridge between ordinary high school exercises and more sophisticated, intricate and abstract concepts and problems in undergraduate mathematics. The book contains a stimulating collection of problems in the subjects of geometry and trigonometry, algebra, number theory and combinatorics. While it may be considered a sequel to Mathematical Olympiad Challenges, the focus of Treasures in on engaging a wider audience of undergraduates to think creatively in applying techniques and strategies to problems in the real world. The problems are clustered by topic into selfcontained sections. Unlike Challenges, however, Treasures begins with elementary facts, followed by a number of carefully selected problems and an extensive discussion of their solutions. This discussion then leads to more complicated and more intellectually challenging problems, as well as their solutions. Throughout the book students are encouraged to express their ideas, conjectures, and conclusions in writing. The goal is to help readers develop a host of new mathematical tools and strategies that will be useful beyond the classroom and in a number of disciplines.  from back cover
30 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical Olympiad Treasures aims at buiding a bridge between ordinary high school exercises and more sophisticated, intricate and abstract concepts and problems in undergraduate mathematics. The book contains a stimulating collection of problems in the subjects of geometry and trigonometry, algebra, number theory and combinatorics. While it may be considered a sequel to Mathematical Olympiad Challenges, the focus of Treasures in on engaging a wider audience of undergraduates to think creatively in applying techniques and strategies to problems in the real world. The problems are clustered by topic into selfcontained sections. Unlike Challenges, however, Treasures begins with elementary facts, followed by a number of carefully selected problems and an extensive discussion of their solutions. This discussion then leads to more complicated and more intellectually challenging problems, as well as their solutions. Throughout the book students are encouraged to express their ideas, conjectures, and conclusions in writing. The goal is to help readers develop a host of new mathematical tools and strategies that will be useful beyond the classroom and in a number of disciplines.  from back cover
Mathematical Olympiads, 19981999 : problems and solutions from around the world(
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5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complex numbers from A toZ by
Titu Andreescu(
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39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book reflects the unique experience of the authors. It distills a vast mathematical literature, most of which is unknown to the western public, and captures the essence of an abundant problem culture. The target audience includes undergraduates, high school students and their teachers, mathematical contestants (such as those training for Olympiads or the W.L. Putnam Mathematical Competition) and their coaches, as well as anyone interested in essential mathematics."Jacket
39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book reflects the unique experience of the authors. It distills a vast mathematical literature, most of which is unknown to the western public, and captures the essence of an abundant problem culture. The target audience includes undergraduates, high school students and their teachers, mathematical contestants (such as those training for Olympiads or the W.L. Putnam Mathematical Competition) and their coaches, as well as anyone interested in essential mathematics."Jacket
A path to combinatorics for undergraduates : counting strategies by
Titu Andreescu(
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13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This approach to combinatorics is centered around challenging examples, fullyworked solutions, and hundreds of problems  many from Olympiads and other competitions, and many original to the authors. Each chapter highlights a particular aspect of the subject and casts combinatorial concepts in the guise of questions, illustrations, and exercises that are designed to encourage creativity, improve problemsolving techniques, and widen the reader's mathematical horizons." "The authors' previous text, 102 Combinatorial Problems, makes a fine companion volume to the present work, which is ideal for Olympiad participants and coaches, advanced high school students, undergraduates, and college instructors. The book's unusual problems and examples will stimulate seasoned mathematicians as well. A Path to Combinatorics for Undergraduates is a lively introduction not only to combinatorics, but also to mathematical ingenuity, rigor, and the joy of solving puzzles."BOOK JACKET
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This approach to combinatorics is centered around challenging examples, fullyworked solutions, and hundreds of problems  many from Olympiads and other competitions, and many original to the authors. Each chapter highlights a particular aspect of the subject and casts combinatorial concepts in the guise of questions, illustrations, and exercises that are designed to encourage creativity, improve problemsolving techniques, and widen the reader's mathematical horizons." "The authors' previous text, 102 Combinatorial Problems, makes a fine companion volume to the present work, which is ideal for Olympiad participants and coaches, advanced high school students, undergraduates, and college instructors. The book's unusual problems and examples will stimulate seasoned mathematicians as well. A Path to Combinatorics for Undergraduates is a lively introduction not only to combinatorics, but also to mathematical ingenuity, rigor, and the joy of solving puzzles."BOOK JACKET
104 number theory problems : from the training of the USA IMO team by
Titu Andreescu(
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22 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Develops problemsolving skills needed to excel in mathematical contests and in mathematical research in number theory. This book contains problems that encourage students to express their ideas in writing to explain how they conceive problems, what conjectures they make, and what conclusions they reach
22 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Develops problemsolving skills needed to excel in mathematical contests and in mathematical research in number theory. This book contains problems that encourage students to express their ideas in writing to explain how they conceive problems, what conjectures they make, and what conclusions they reach
103 trigonometry problems : from the training of the USA IMO team by
Titu Andreescu(
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)
21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
103 Trigonometry Problems contains highlyselected problems and solutions used in the training and testing of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) team. Though many problems may initially appear impenetrable to the novice, most can be solved using only elementary high school mathematics techniques. Key features: Gradual progression in problem difficulty builds and strengthens mathematical skill and techniques ; Basic topics include trigonometric formulas and identities, their applications in the geometry of the triangle, trigonometric equations and inequalities, and substitutions involving trigonometric functions ; Problemsolving tactics and strategies, along with practical testtaking techniques, provide indepth enrichment and preparation for possible participation in various mathematical competitions ; Comprehensive introduction (first chapter) to trigonometric functions, their relations and functional properties, and their applications in the Euclidean plane and solid geometry expose advanced students to college level material.  from back cover
21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
103 Trigonometry Problems contains highlyselected problems and solutions used in the training and testing of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) team. Though many problems may initially appear impenetrable to the novice, most can be solved using only elementary high school mathematics techniques. Key features: Gradual progression in problem difficulty builds and strengthens mathematical skill and techniques ; Basic topics include trigonometric formulas and identities, their applications in the geometry of the triangle, trigonometric equations and inequalities, and substitutions involving trigonometric functions ; Problemsolving tactics and strategies, along with practical testtaking techniques, provide indepth enrichment and preparation for possible participation in various mathematical competitions ; Comprehensive introduction (first chapter) to trigonometric functions, their relations and functional properties, and their applications in the Euclidean plane and solid geometry expose advanced students to college level material.  from back cover
Geometric problems on maxima and minima by
Titu Andreescu(
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23 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Questions of maxima and minima have great practical significance, with applications to physics, engineering, and economics; they have also given rise to theoretical advances, notably in calculus and optimization. Indeed, while most texts view the study of extrema within the context of calculus, this carefully constructed problem book takes a uniquely intuitive approach to the subject: it presents hundreds of extreme value problems, examples, and solutions primarily through Euclidean geometry. Key features and topics: * Comprehensive selection of problems, including Greek geometry and optics, Newtonian mechanics, isoperimetric problems, and open questions, such as Malfatti?s problem * Unified approach to the subject, with emphasis on geometric, algebraic, analytic, and combinatorial reasoning * Presentation and application of classical inequalities, including CauchySchwarz and Minkowski?s Inequality; important results in real variable theory, such as the Intermediate Value Theorem; and emphasis on simple but useful geometric concepts, including transformations, convexity, and symmetry * Clear solutions to the problems, often accompanied by figures * Hundreds of exercises of varying difficulty, from straightforward to Olympiadcaliber Written by a team of established mathematicians and teachers, this work draws on the authors? experience in the classroom and as Olympiad coaches. By exposing readers to a wealth of creative problemsolving approaches, the text communicates not only geometry but also algebra, calculus, and topology. Ideal for use at the junior and senior undergraduate level, as well asin enrichment programs and Olympiad training for advanced high school students, this book?s breadth and depth will appeal to a wide audience, from secondary school teachers and pupils to graduate students, professional mathematicians, and puzzle enthusiasts. TOC:Preface * Methods for Solving Geometric Problems on Maxima and Minima * Selected Types of Geometric Problems on Maxima and Minima * Miscellaneous Problems * Hints and Solutions * Glossary
23 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Questions of maxima and minima have great practical significance, with applications to physics, engineering, and economics; they have also given rise to theoretical advances, notably in calculus and optimization. Indeed, while most texts view the study of extrema within the context of calculus, this carefully constructed problem book takes a uniquely intuitive approach to the subject: it presents hundreds of extreme value problems, examples, and solutions primarily through Euclidean geometry. Key features and topics: * Comprehensive selection of problems, including Greek geometry and optics, Newtonian mechanics, isoperimetric problems, and open questions, such as Malfatti?s problem * Unified approach to the subject, with emphasis on geometric, algebraic, analytic, and combinatorial reasoning * Presentation and application of classical inequalities, including CauchySchwarz and Minkowski?s Inequality; important results in real variable theory, such as the Intermediate Value Theorem; and emphasis on simple but useful geometric concepts, including transformations, convexity, and symmetry * Clear solutions to the problems, often accompanied by figures * Hundreds of exercises of varying difficulty, from straightforward to Olympiadcaliber Written by a team of established mathematicians and teachers, this work draws on the authors? experience in the classroom and as Olympiad coaches. By exposing readers to a wealth of creative problemsolving approaches, the text communicates not only geometry but also algebra, calculus, and topology. Ideal for use at the junior and senior undergraduate level, as well asin enrichment programs and Olympiad training for advanced high school students, this book?s breadth and depth will appeal to a wide audience, from secondary school teachers and pupils to graduate students, professional mathematicians, and puzzle enthusiasts. TOC:Preface * Methods for Solving Geometric Problems on Maxima and Minima * Selected Types of Geometric Problems on Maxima and Minima * Miscellaneous Problems * Hints and Solutions * Glossary
Mathematical Olympiads, 19992000 : problems and solutions from around the world(
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)
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains a range of problems, with and without solutions, taken from 25 national and regional mathematics olympiads from around the world
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains a range of problems, with and without solutions, taken from 25 national and regional mathematics olympiads from around the world
Mathematical olympiads 20002001 : problems and solutions from around the world(
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)
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
USA and International Mathematical Olympiads, 2000(
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3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Putnam and beyond by
Rǎzvan Gelca(
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15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaque année le concours Putnam s'adresse aux étudiants en mathématiques au niveau du baccalauréat. C'est un concours au niveau nordaméricain. Il ne demande pas énormément de connaissances mathématiques mais beaucoup d'ingéniosite. Le concours Putnam a lieu en décembre
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaque année le concours Putnam s'adresse aux étudiants en mathématiques au niveau du baccalauréat. C'est un concours au niveau nordaméricain. Il ne demande pas énormément de connaissances mathématiques mais beaucoup d'ingéniosite. Le concours Putnam a lieu en décembre
Number theory : structures, examples, and problems by
Titu Andreescu(
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13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While the forefront of number theory is replete with sophisticated and famous open problems, at its foundation are basic, elementary ideas that can stimulate and challenge beginning students. This introductory text focuses on a problemsolving approach to the subject, situating each concept within the framework of an example for readers to solve
13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While the forefront of number theory is replete with sophisticated and famous open problems, at its foundation are basic, elementary ideas that can stimulate and challenge beginning students. This introductory text focuses on a problemsolving approach to the subject, situating each concept within the framework of an example for readers to solve
USA and International Mathematical Olympiads, 2003(
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3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to diophantine equations : a problembased approach by
Titu Andreescu(
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21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This problemsolving book is an introduction to the study of Diophantine equations, a class of equations in which only integer solutions are allowed. The material is organized in two parts: Part I introduces the reader to elementary methods necessary in solving Diophantine equations, such as the decomposition method, inequalities, the parametric method, modular arithmetic, mathematical induction, Fermat's method of infinite descent, and the method of quadratic fields; Part II contains complete solutions to all exercises in Part I. The presentation features some classical Diophantine equations, including linear, Pythagorean, and some higher degree equations, as well as exponential Diophantine equations. Many of the selected exercises and problems are original or are presented with original solutions. [This book] is intended for undergraduates, advanced high school students and teachers, mathematical contest participants  including Olympiad and Putnam competitors  as well as readers interested in essential mathematics. The work uniquely presents unconventional and nonroutine examples, ideas, and techniques."From back cover
21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This problemsolving book is an introduction to the study of Diophantine equations, a class of equations in which only integer solutions are allowed. The material is organized in two parts: Part I introduces the reader to elementary methods necessary in solving Diophantine equations, such as the decomposition method, inequalities, the parametric method, modular arithmetic, mathematical induction, Fermat's method of infinite descent, and the method of quadratic fields; Part II contains complete solutions to all exercises in Part I. The presentation features some classical Diophantine equations, including linear, Pythagorean, and some higher degree equations, as well as exponential Diophantine equations. Many of the selected exercises and problems are original or are presented with original solutions. [This book] is intended for undergraduates, advanced high school students and teachers, mathematical contest participants  including Olympiad and Putnam competitors  as well as readers interested in essential mathematics. The work uniquely presents unconventional and nonroutine examples, ideas, and techniques."From back cover
Problems in real analysis : advanced calculus on the real axis by
TeodoraLiliana T Rădulescu(
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)
22 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Problems in Real Analysis: Advanced Calculus on the Real Axis features a comprehensive collection of challenging problems in mathematical analysis that aim to promote creative, nonstandard techniques for solving problems. This selfcontained text offers a host of new mathematical tools and strategies Which develop a connection between analysis and other mathematical disciplines, such as physics and engineering. A broad view of mathematics is presented throughout; the text is excellent for the classroom or selfstudy. It is intended for undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, as well as for researchers engaged in the interplay between applied analysis, mathematical physics, and numerical analysis."Jacket
22 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Problems in Real Analysis: Advanced Calculus on the Real Axis features a comprehensive collection of challenging problems in mathematical analysis that aim to promote creative, nonstandard techniques for solving problems. This selfcontained text offers a host of new mathematical tools and strategies Which develop a connection between analysis and other mathematical disciplines, such as physics and engineering. A broad view of mathematics is presented throughout; the text is excellent for the classroom or selfstudy. It is intended for undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, as well as for researchers engaged in the interplay between applied analysis, mathematical physics, and numerical analysis."Jacket
Quadratic Diophantine equations by
Titu Andreescu(
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13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This monograph treats the classical theory of quadratic Diophantine equations and guides the reader through the last two decades of computational techniques and progress in the area. These new techniques combined with the latest increases in computational power shed new light on important open problems. The authors motivate the study of quadratic Diophantine equations with excellent examples, open problems, and applications. Moreover, the exposition aptly demonstrates many applications of results and techniques from the study of Pelltype equations to other problems in number theory. The book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers. It challenges the reader to apply not only specific techniques and strategies, but also to employ methods and tools from other areas of mathematics, such as algebra and analysis"
13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This monograph treats the classical theory of quadratic Diophantine equations and guides the reader through the last two decades of computational techniques and progress in the area. These new techniques combined with the latest increases in computational power shed new light on important open problems. The authors motivate the study of quadratic Diophantine equations with excellent examples, open problems, and applications. Moreover, the exposition aptly demonstrates many applications of results and techniques from the study of Pelltype equations to other problems in number theory. The book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers. It challenges the reader to apply not only specific techniques and strategies, but also to employ methods and tools from other areas of mathematics, such as algebra and analysis"
Essential linear algebra with applications : a problemsolving approach by
Titu Andreescu(
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16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rooted in a pedagogically successful problemsolving approach to linear algebra, the present work fills a gap in the literature that is sharply divided between elementary texts and books that are too advanced to appeal to a wide audience. It clearly develops the theoretical foundations of vector spaces, linear equations, matrix algebra, eigenvectors, and orthogonality, while simultaneously emphasizing applications and connections to fields such as biology, economics, computer graphics, electrical engineering, cryptography, and political science. Ideal as an introduction to linear algebra, t
16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rooted in a pedagogically successful problemsolving approach to linear algebra, the present work fills a gap in the literature that is sharply divided between elementary texts and books that are too advanced to appeal to a wide audience. It clearly develops the theoretical foundations of vector spaces, linear equations, matrix algebra, eigenvectors, and orthogonality, while simultaneously emphasizing applications and connections to fields such as biology, economics, computer graphics, electrical engineering, cryptography, and political science. Ideal as an introduction to linear algebra, t
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 Feng, Zuming Other Editor
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 Savchev, Svetoslav Author
 Gelca, Rǎzvan 1967 Author
 Enescu, Bogdan
 Mushkarov, Oleg
 Stoyanov, Luchezar N. 1954
 Rădulescu, Vicenţiu D. 1958
 Rădulescu, TeodoraLiliana T. Author
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Algebra Algebras, Linear Combinatorial analysis Combinatorial number theory Computer science Computer scienceMathematics Differential equations Diophantine equations Discrete groups Distribution (Probability theory) Engineering mathematics Equations, Quadratic Game theory Geometry Geometry, Algebraic Global analysis (Mathematics) Logic, Symbolic and mathematical Mathematical analysis Mathematical optimization Mathematical recreations Mathematics MathematicsCompetitions Matrices Maxima and minima Numbers, Complex Number theory Problem solving Sequences (Mathematics) Topology Trigonometry U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition