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Hard problems : [videorecording] : the road to the world's toughest math contest / a film by George Paul Csicsery ; presented by the Mathematical Association of America and Zala Films
Alternate Title road to the world's toughest math contest [videorecording]
[Washington, D.C.] : The Mathematical Association of America, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA43 .H368 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject International Mathematical Olympiad (2006 : Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Competitions
High school students -- United States
Physical Description 1 videodisc (82, 45, 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Summary "... about the extraordinary gifted students who represented the United States in 2006 at the world's toughest math competition: the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). It is the story of six American high school students who competed with 500 others from 90 countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The film shows the dedication and perseverance of these remarkably talented students, the rigorous preparation they undertake, and the joy they get out of solving challenging problems. It captures the spirit that infuses the mathematical quest at the highest level."--Container
Note Funding provided by a grant from The Penn Oberlander Family Foundation and Ellington Management Group, L.L.C
Bonus features: Mathematicians in finance ; Families and schooling ; Girls and the IMO ; History of the IMO ; USA and IMO Olympiads 2006-2007 problems and answers (pdf)
Alternate Author Csicsery, George Paul
Mathematical Association of America

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