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Andreescu, Titu 1956-

Works: 78 works in 503 publications in 3 languages and 12,137 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Titu Andreescu
Mathematical Olympiad challenges by Titu Andreescu( Book )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mathematical Olympiad Challenges is a rich collection of problems put together by two experienced and well-known 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 problem-solving courses, for self-study, 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( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

102 combinatorial problems : from the training of the USA IMO team by Titu Andreescu( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 367 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( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 342 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 self-contained 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, 1998-1999 : problems and solutions from around the world( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex numbers from A to--Z by Titu Andreescu( Book )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 292 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( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This approach to combinatorics is centered around challenging examples, fully-worked 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 problem-solving 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."--Jacket
104 number theory problems : from the training of the USA IMO team by Titu Andreescu( Book )

22 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develops problem-solving 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( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

103 Trigonometry Problems contains highly-selected 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 ; Problem-solving tactics and strategies, along with practical test-taking techniques, provide in-depth 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( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 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." "Written by a team of established mathematicians and professors, this work draws on the authors' experience in the classroom and as Olympiad coaches. By exposing readers to a wealth of creative problem-solving 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 as in 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. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Mathematical Olympiads, 1999-2000 : problems and solutions from around the world( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 215 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 2000-2001 : problems and solutions from around the world( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putnam and beyond by Rǎzvan Gelca( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes the reader on a journey through the world of college mathematics, focusing on some of the most important concepts and results in the theories of polynomials, linear algebra, real analysis, differential equations, coordinate geometry, trigonometry, elementary number theory, combinatorics, and probability. Preliminary material provides an overview of common methods of proof: argument by contradiction, mathematical induction, pigeonhole principle, ordered sets, and invariants. Each chapter systematically presents a single subject within which problems are clustered in each section according to the specific topic. The exposition is driven by nearly 1300 problems and examples chosen from numerous sources from around the world; many original contributions come from the authors. The source, author, and historical background are cited whenever possible. Complete solutions to all problems are given at the end of the book. This second edition includes new sections on quadratic polynomials, curves in the plane, quadratic fields, combinatorics of numbers, and graph theory, and added problems or theoretical expansion of sections on polynomials, matrices, abstract algebra, limits of sequences and functions, derivatives and their applications, Stokes' theorem, analytical geometry, combinatorial geometry, and counting strategies. Using the W.L. Putnam Mathematical Competition for undergraduates as an inspiring symbol to build an appropriate math background for graduate studies in pure or applied mathematics, the reader is eased into transitioning from problem-solving at the high school level to the university and beyond, that is, to mathematical research. This work may be used as a study guide for the Putnam exam, as a text for many different problem-solving courses, and as a source of problems for standard courses in undergraduate mathematics. Putnam and Beyond is organized for independent study by undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teachers and researchers in the physical sciences who wish to expand their mathematical horizons. Reviews of the first edition: The reviewer recommends this book to all students curious about the force of mathematics, especially those who are bored at school and ready for a challenge. Teachers would find this book to be a welcome resource, as will contest organizers. --Teodora-Liliana Radulescu, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1122 (24), 2007 ... This extraordinary book can be read for fun. However, it can also serve as a textbook for preparation for the Putnam ... for an advanced problem-solving course, or even as an overview of undergraduate mathematics. ... it could certainly serve as a great review for senior-level students. -- Donald L. Vestal, MathDL, December, 2007
USA and International Mathematical Olympiads, 2000( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Number theory : structures, examples, and problems by Titu Andreescu( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 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 problem-solving approach to the subject, situating each concept within the framework of an example for readers to solve
Problems in real analysis : advanced calculus on the real axis by Teodora-Liliana T Rădulescu( Book )

23 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 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, non-standard techniques for solving problems. This self-contained 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 self-study. 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( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 64 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 Pell-type 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 problem-solving approach by Titu Andreescu( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook provides a rigorous introduction to linear algebra in addition to material suitable for a more advanced course while emphasizing the subject's interactions with other topics in mathematics such as calculus and geometry. A problem-based approach is used to develop the theoretical foundations of vector spaces, linear equations, matrix algebra, eigenvectors, and orthogonality. Key features include: - a thorough presentation of the main results in linear algebra along with numerous examples to illustrate the theory; {OCLCbr#A0}- over 500 problems (half with complete solutions) carefully selected for their elegance and theoretical significance; - an interleaved discussion of geometry and linear algebra, giving readers a solid understanding of both topics and the relationship between them. {OCLCbr#A0} Numerous exercises and well-chosen examples make this text suitable for advanced courses at the junior or senior levels. It can also serve as a source of supplementary problems for a sophomore-level course.{OCLCbr#A0} {OCLCbr#A0}{OCLCbr#A0}{OCLCbr#A0}
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Andreescu, T. 1956-

Andreescu, Titu

Titu Andreescu matematician român

Titu Andreescu Romanian-American mathematician

Titu Andreescu wiskundige uit Roemenië

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Mathematical miniatures102 combinatorial problems : from the training of the USA IMO teamMathematical Olympiad treasuresMathematical Olympiads, 1998-1999 : problems and solutions from around the worldComplex numbers from A to--ZA path to combinatorics for undergraduates : counting strategies104 number theory problems : from the training of the USA IMO team103 trigonometry problems : from the training of the USA IMO team