Hello all!

Can someone here recommend me a few books to begin with Olympiad level Maths? I know that I am ineligible to participate in any of the Olympiads now but I like learning more about the subject. Being a member of this place for quite some time, I have seen some really smart people. I am curious as to what books did they begin with? Going to an instructor is not an option for me as there is none in my city. Please do not recommend any online learning resource.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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TopNewestFor Olympiad Math, one of the best authors in the domain is Titu Andreescu. Mr.Andreescu has written many books and has covered a wide ( I mean it) variety of subjects. He has separate books on Algebra, Number Theory, Equality, Real Analysis, Complex Numbers and what not.....Google it and see for your yourself. – Piyal De · 3 years, 11 months ago

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– Pranav Arora · 3 years, 11 months ago

Thanks! I would definitely check them out.Log in to reply

If you're a beginner, I would recommend the AoPS series http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Store/index.php – Taehyung Kim · 3 years, 11 months ago

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I am not a complete beginner, its difficult to explain my situation according to Olympiad standards. But I am a complete dumb in Number theory so I guess its best to start with basics. – Pranav Arora · 3 years, 11 months ago

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– Soham Chanda · 3 years, 11 months ago

DM burton!Log in to reply

– Taehyung Kim · 3 years, 11 months ago

Hm... well for the subjects you're not completely dumb in, you should try titu books.Log in to reply

– Pranav Arora · 3 years, 11 months ago

I think I should rather brush up my Geometry skills instead of spending time on something which is completely new to me. Which book would you recommend me for Geometry? Should I start with Titu's Trigonometry Problem book?Log in to reply

– Jan J. · 3 years, 11 months ago

I recommend Coxeter's geometry revisited.Log in to reply

– Pranav Arora · 3 years, 11 months ago

Great! I just checked it out on Google Books and worked through the beginning exercises. I liked it. Thank you very much. I will see if its available in my country.Log in to reply

– Kishan K · 3 years, 11 months ago

Not at all.!!!!!Log in to reply

Start with "Challeneges and thrills of Pre college Mathematics" Good book to start with. :) – Advitiya Brijesh · 3 years, 11 months ago

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Not sure what level you're at, but I find The Art and Craft of Problem Solving seems to be a pretty popular choice if you're not yet ready for Engel. – Brendan Yap · 3 years, 11 months ago

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I recommend Descrete Mathematics theory and Application the authors of the book D.S Malik and M.K Sen – Langelihle McWangi · 3 years, 11 months ago

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I found these two books: http://www.amazon.com/Concepts-Competitive-Mathematics-Zachary-Boazman/dp/1453629165/ref=pd

simb17 http://www.amazon.com/First-Steps-Math-Olympians-Competitions/dp/088385824X/ref=pdsimb4 – Aram Rashduni · 3 years, 11 months agoLog in to reply

go for arthur engel's books – Deepankar Singh · 3 years, 11 months ago

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– Soham Chanda · 3 years, 11 months ago

that is SO not for beginnersLog in to reply

– Tim Vermeulen · 3 years, 11 months ago

That's not for beginners.Log in to reply