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By Hans-Dietrich Gronau, Hanns-Heinrich Langmann, Dierk Schleicher

In July 2009 Germany hosted the fiftieth foreign Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). For the first actual time the variety of partaking international locations handed a hundred, with 104 international locations from all continents. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the IMO presents an amazing chance to seem again during the last 5 many years and to check its improvement to develop into a world occasion. This ebook is a record in regards to the fiftieth IMO in addition to the IMO historical past. loads of facts approximately the entire 50 IMOs are incorporated. We checklist the main profitable contestants, the result of the 50 Olympiads and the 112 nations that experience ever taken half. it truly is remarkable to determine that a number of the world’s best learn mathematicians have been one of the such a lot profitable IMO contributors of their early life. Six of them gave shows at a different occasion: Bollobás, Gowers, Lovász, Smirnov, Tao and Yoccoz. This publication is geared toward scholars within the IMO age crew and all those that have curiosity during this around the globe major pageant for high school students.

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He was inspired to do this project by his former student Heinrich Christian Schumacher who 21 22 3 Carl Friedrich Gauss, Curvature, and the Cover Art of the 50th IMO The German 10-Mark-bill, in use 1991–2002. The bill features Carl Friedrich Gauss, as well as a graph of the Gaussian normal distribution, several building from Göttingen (where Gauss worked as a professor), a sextant, and (in the lower right corner) part of a map of the Kingdom of Hanover that Gauss produced as a surveyor. was in charge of surveying the Kingdom of Denmark and suggested that Gauss undertake a similar task in the adjacent country to the South.

Information about arrivals, delays about arrivals and similar messages are to be directed exclusively to the published IMO office and may be forwarded by the office to the leaders upon request. 6. The total number of prizes will not exceed half the total number of Contestants. The numbers of first, second and third prizes will be approximately in the ratio 1:2:3. 7. Special prizes may be awarded for solutions considered outstanding by the Jury. Proposals for such special prizes will be put forward by the Chief Coordinator.

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