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Maths questions similar to those on the IMC?

I found out about the Intermediate Maths Challenge this year -my school didn’t do it but I persuaded them to start- and I have been doing papers and such to practise. I found it really fun, and I would like to continue with questions like this after the challenge is over (I’m in year 11).
The questions 20-25 generally take me ages to do so i probably won’t do great on the challenge lol but I just love the process, especially with no time limit
Does anyone have any recommendations for places to find questions like this? Ideally, thinking outside the box but using skills found in GCSE (further) maths at most. Books/ websites or anything else is great.
Thx ☺️
P.s. if anyone feels like this about maths too feel free to dm me, though i don’t know how this website works haha. I need more maths-loving friends!!
Original post by lucyy06
I found out about the Intermediate Maths Challenge this year -my school didn’t do it but I persuaded them to start- and I have been doing papers and such to practise. I found it really fun, and I would like to continue with questions like this after the challenge is over (I’m in year 11).
The questions 20-25 generally take me ages to do so i probably won’t do great on the challenge lol but I just love the process, especially with no time limit
Does anyone have any recommendations for places to find questions like this? Ideally, thinking outside the box but using skills found in GCSE (further) maths at most. Books/ websites or anything else is great.
Thx ☺️
P.s. if anyone feels like this about maths too feel free to dm me, though i don’t know how this website works haha. I need more maths-loving friends!!

There are obviously the resources available on ukmt www.ukmt.org.uk, so the kangaroos, olympiads, smc, books as well as the mentoring sheets which isn't running this year, but your teachers may have access to the sheets. Theres also the american aops https://artofproblemsolving.com/ with a wide range of resources and many other countries run similar challenge events. Theres also parallel www.parallel.org.uk, and drfrost https://www.drfrostmaths.com/page.php?id=4.

Theres obvioulsy the nrich problems https://nrich.maths.org/, plus https://plus.maths.org/content/ .... There are many pop maths books and recreational maths books like Martin Gardners many books. Tony Gardiner's book is good and free and problem based https://www.openbookpublishers.com/books/10.11647/obp.0168. Also depending on where you are, a few maths clubs exist and they may run challenges like http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?OpenChallenge. The super curriculum stuff listed at cambridge is also worth looking at https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/files/publications/super-curricular_suggestions.pdf
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Original post by mqb2766
There are obviously the resources available on ukmt www.ukmt.org.uk, so the kangaroos, olympiads, smc, books as well as the mentoring sheets which isn't running this year, but your teachers may have access to the sheets. Theres also the american aops https://artofproblemsolving.com/ with a wide range of resources and many other countries run similar challenge events. Theres also parallel www.parallel.org.uk, and drfrost https://www.drfrostmaths.com/page.php?id=4.

Theres obvioulsy the nrich problems https://nrich.maths.org/, plus https://plus.maths.org/content/ .... There are many pop maths books and recreational maths books like Martin Gardners many books. Tony Gardiner's book is good and free and problem based https://www.openbookpublishers.com/books/10.11647/obp.0168. Also depending on where you are, a few maths clubs exist and they may run challenges like http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?OpenChallenge. The super curriculum stuff listed at cambridge is also worth looking at https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/files/publications/super-curricular_suggestions.pdf

Tysm, this is really helpful!

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