Interested in joining the SLU team? Contact Dr. Brody Johnson for information.

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- The Missouri Collegiate Mathematics Competition, and the archive of past problems and solutions.
- Miguel A. Lerma runs a fine problem solving course at Northwestern U. His web site is here. He has an excellent list of problems with hints and solutions, arranged by topic. The 2013 version is here.
- MIT Open Courseware 18.S34 Problem Solving Seminar.
- An excellent reference book: Loren C. Larson, Problem-Solving Through Problems, Springer, 1983.

- Brody Johnson is running trainings

- Feb 7: We worked on the MCMC problems from 2006 session I.
- Feb 14/17: Induction. Problems, solutions
- Feb 21: IVT and MVT. Problems, solutions.
- Feb 28: Inequalities. Bjorn Poonen's handout.
- Mar 7: Modular Arithmetic. Miguel Lerma's handout, problems, and solutions.

- Apr 17: We worked on some MCMC problems from 2008 session 1.
- Apr 16: Catalan numbers
- Apr 9: Greatest Integer Function. Greatest Ineger Function problems, solutions.
- Apr 1/2: Series. Series problems, solutions.
- Mar 25/26: L'Hopital's Rule. Problems, Answers
- Mar 18/19: The pigeonhole principle (from Ravi Vakil), Vakil-induct-pigeon.pdf (some solutions).

- Mar 1: We worked on MCMC problems from 2007 session 2.
- Mar 8: Combinatorics (from Berkeley Math Circle). Problems
- Mar 22: Series. Series problems, solutions.
- Mar 29: Modular arithmetic problems, solutions.
- Apr 9: We worked on MCMC problems from 2004 session 2.

- Feb 15: We worked on the MCMC problems from 2009 session 1.
- Feb 22: L'Hopital's Rule. Problems, Answers
- Mar 1: Induction. Problems, Answers
- Mar 8: Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Problems, Answers
- Mar 22: Combinatorics (from Berkeley Math Circle). Problems

- Feb 18: We worked on the MCMC problems from 2008 session II.
- Feb 24: IVT and MVT. Problems, solutions.
- Mar 4: Modular Arithmetic. M. Lerma's handout on modular arithmetic. Number theory/mod arithmetic problems.
- Mar 18: Inequalities. Bjorn Poonen's handout.
- Mar 25: Series. Series problems, solutions.

Location | Team A | Rank | Score | Team B | Rank | Score | |

2017 | Mo. Southern | Nolan Michniewicz, Nikki Schnitzler, Jiayi (Holly) Wang | 6 | 39 | Matthew Graham, Tanner Schubert, Prerak Trivedi | 13 | 25 |

2016 | Mo. Western | Matthew Graham, Nolan Michniewicz, and Jacob Purcell | 18 | 7 | Thomas Cavin, Jiayi (Holly) Wang, Yang Wang | 7 | 63 |

2015 | Missouri S&T | John Cavin, Thomas Cavin, Nicholas Walker | 7 | 51 | Sarah Blackwell, Darrel Jiang, Jiayi (Holly) Wang | 20 | 21 |

2014 | SLU | Zhiyin Fang, Jiaqi Li, Phillip Martin | 2 | 99 | John Cavin, Thomas Cavin, Nick Walker | 10 | 61 |

Emmy Mai, Jacob Purcell, Michael Viviano | 31 | 20 | |||||

Maggie Hock, Thomas Pathiyil, Weheng Su | 25 | 28 | |||||

2013 | NWMSU | Jiaqi Li, Philip Martin, Ellie Yin | 7 | 81 | Maggie Hock, Wesley Gardner, Nick Walker | 19 | 33 |

2012 | UMSL | Jiaqi Li, Yi Ren, Yingchen Sun | 3 | 91 | Wesley Gardner, Guy Hwang, Bin Shi | 11 | 49 |

Linda Holyoke, Nick Walker, Ellie Yin | 24 | 23 | |||||

2011 | Columbia Col. | Thomas O'Keefe, Tao Sheng, Yingchen Sun | 6 | 68 | Brandon Curry, Benjamin Raymond, Binquan Sun | 17 | 28 |

2010 | Central Mo. | Caleb Scherer, Tao Sheng, Linzhi Wang | 3 | 74 | Huan Hua, Xiaofeng Jiao, Yi Ren | 7 | 54 |

2009 | Truman St. | Travis Andrews, Hua Hua, Linzhi Wang | 6 | 52 | Anit Behera, Krishi Peddada, Caleb Scherer | 8 | 33 |

2008 | Mo. State | Travis Andrews, Hua Hua, Neil Munjal | 9 | 40 | Marshall Peng, Rehan Refai, Brandon Smith | 7 | 50 |

2007 | C. Ozarks | Joseph Bauer, Neil Munjal, Rehan Refai | 8 | 56 | Seong-Min Cho, Kevin Seats, Caleb Scherer | 11 | 42 |

2006 | Mizzou | Joseph Bauer, Adolfo Lopez-Rivera, Andy Kren | 7 | 43 | Yang Che, Magdalen Obiefule, Brandon Smith | 22 | 14 |

2005 | Mo. Western | Michael Bakale, Michelle Clement, Caroline White | 3 | 62 | Adolfo Lopez-Rivera, Manu Ben Johny, Brandon Smith | 9 | 32 |

2004 | SEMO | Michelle Clement, Caroline White, Matt Zapf | 8 | 39 | Maria Gaia, Ngan Le, Alberto Palomo-Lozano | 15 | 27 |

2003 | Wash U | Matt Wilson, David Eilering, Peter Nguyen | 11 | 43 | Jimmy Holmes, Pat Henchy, Maggie Phillips | 20 | 21 |

- 2017: Problems, Solutions.
- 2016: Problems, Solutions.
- 2015: No exam
- 2014: Problems, Solutions.
- 2013: Problems, Solutions.
- 2012: Problems, Solutions.
- 2011: Problems, Solutions.
- 2010: Problems, Solutions.
- 2009: Problems, Solutions.
- 2008: Problems, Solutions.
- 2007: Problems, Solutions.
- 2006: Problems, Solutions.
- 2005: Problems, Solutions.
- 2004: Problems, Solutions.