OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS, 2015, Vol. 9, pp. 147 - 161
© IOI, Vilnius University

ISSN 1822-7732

DOI: 10.15388/ioi.2015.12

Math Contests: Solutions without Solving


Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia
29 Raina Boulevard, Riga, LV-1459, Latvia
e-mail: martins.opmanis@lumii.lv


The paper gives an insight in the possibility to use tools and methods usually not allowed at mathematical olympiads and contests for finding correct answers for original problems. Lot of problem examples from the various math contests are given. Possible effects and risks of competition format change are discussed, caused by usage of additional tools and Internet resources.


Olympiads in Informatics, Math contests, competition tasks, grading, online tools.

PDFTo preview full article text in PDF format click here

Get Free ReaderYou could obtain free Acrobat Reader from Adobe

Copyright © International Olympiads in Informatics, Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, 2015