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NEWS:

January 2018

Question of the month:
Can you dissect a square into 5 smaller squares?

December 2017

Question of the month:
Allan is on the 5th floor and about to take the elevator number 1 to go the basement. At the same time, John is in the basement and about to take the elevator number 2 to go the 5th floor. One minute later, Allan is in the basement and John is on the 5th floor. Justify that, during this minute, John and Allan must have been at the same height.

November 2017

Question of the month:
True or false? "A polynomial that takes integer values when evaluated at the integers must have integer coefficients."

October 2017

Question of the month:
You have done two tests (each one has maximal 60 points) but they will be counted together. Do you prefer to get half of the sum of the two scores, or the square root of the product of the two scores?

Problems from mathematical contests

References