wythagoras
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Which math subjects should I know well to tutor competitive mathematics?
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First of all, it might be worth pointing out that algebra can be split in inequalities, polynomials and functional equations. Not all problems fall in one of these three categories, but I think that ...

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How to give homework for integration techniques?
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Give problems that a CAS won't be able to evaluate. For example, look how Wolfram Alpha fails to give $$\int x^{10^{10000}} \mathrm{d}x = \frac{x^{10^{10000}+1}}{10^{10000}+1}+C$$ Several other ...

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Algebra or Analysis
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First, there are many more fields in mathematics than just Abstract Algebra and Analysis. For example, Number Theory is also very suitable for an MS thesis or PhD. There are several other fields, but ...

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Should the construction of triangles be taught?
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I'd like to note that construction geometry can be very helpful for IMO level geometry problems. I always make a large diagram (picture) and construct all lines and points given in the problem as ...

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