Originally written for Singapore Lower Secondary students (ages 12-14), *Maths Olympiad: The Next Lap* is conceived, researched and carefully crafted for students looking to acquire further knowledge in solving problems like the ones given at the Mathematical Olympiad, a yearly competition on mathematics. Also, it provides students with an opportunity to gain an edge in solving problems given in competitions.

- Topics organised into diverse thinking skills and heuristics
- Complex and detailed analyses explained in an easy-to-understand manner
- Extensive exercises to provide for ample practice and application
- Mathematical stories, anecdotes and articles that pique students’ interest and fuel their thirst for history and information on common and popular Maths concepts as well as contributors
- Supplementary reference section to provide extensive resource materials for all chapters covered

Contents

- Chapter 1 Simple Equation
- Chapter 2 Absolute Value
- Chapter 3 Operation of Rational Numbers
- Chapter 4 Operation of Indices
- Chapter 5 Simultaneous Equations, A System of Equations
- Chapter 6 Multiplication of Polynomial
- Chapter 7 Divisibility
- Chapter 8 Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers
- Chapter 9 Square Number
- Chapter 10 Even and Odd Numbers
- Chapter 11 GCD and LCM
- Chapter 12 Permutation and Combination
- Chapter 13 Observation and Induction
- Chapter 14 Other Operations
- Chapter 15 Numbering System
- Chapter 16 Basics of Probability
- Chapter 17 Lines and Angles
- Chapter 18 Triangles
- Chapter 19 Pythagorean Theorem
- Chapter 20 Profit, Loss
- Chapter 21 Area
- Chapter 22 Pigeonhole Principle
- Solutions
- References

Year Level: Year 7, Year 8

Date of Publication: 2018

ISBN: 9789813217546

Subject: Maths

Syllabus/Curriculum: Singapore