Art of Problem Solving
Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) is an educational resources company founded by Richard Rusczyk in 2003.
- 1 The company
- 2 Resources on AoPS
- 3 Philanthropy
Members of the AoPS staff include Richard Rusczyk, David Patrick, Valentin Vornicu, Naoki Sato, Vanessa Rusczyk, Larry Evans and dozens of college students whose part time efforts help make the AoPS community what it is.
The main goal of AoPS is to create interactive educational opportunities for avid students of mathematics. As time goes on, AoPS is reaching out to students of other problem solving disciplines as well, including informatics, physics, and others.
Tradition of Excellence
The accomplishments of every student are unique, and there is no way to measure that success. However, we try to record and celebrate achievements of AoPS students, faculty, and community members.
Resources on AoPS
You're in the AoPSWiki now!
- AoPSWiki:Table of Contents -- a basic guide to AoPSWiki content
- Academic competitions including a huge List of mathematics competitions
- Math books
- Academic scholarships including a large list of Mathematics scholarships
AoPS subject texts provide instruction to excellent students of mathematics. This modern curriculum is both comprehensive and challenging enough for brilliant young mathematical minds.
- Introduction to Algebra
- Introduction to Counting & Probability
- Introduction to Geometry
- Introduction to Number Theory
- Intermediate Counting & Probability
Problem solving books
The original Art of Problem Solving books cover a variety of topics of interest to top students of mathematics.
Other math books
AoPS Online School
The AoPS Online School hosts math classes primarily for bright middle and high school students. Students of the online math school include winners of nearly every major mathematics competition in the U.S.
The <url>index.php AoPS Forums</url> are a place where students and problem solvers of all ages can discuss mathematics and problem solving. Visit the AoPS forums tutorial or AoPSWiki:AoPS_forums for more details.
AoPS For The Win
For The Win is an online interactive game for students to participate in activities similar to Countdown Round in MathCounts.
The <url>index.php AoPS Forums</url> are LaTeX-enabled, allowing users to post nice mathematics.
Math contest problem database
AoPS members help organize a large and well-organized <url>resources.php list of problems and solutions</url> from mathematics competitions all over the world.
AoPS resources include numerous articles for students, parents, and teachers.
- Click on the Stay Informed button on the left sidebar to join an AoPS mailing list.
- Check out AoPS News.
- Check out Mathematics news.
Many of the features of the Art of Problem Solving website are made available for free so that every student interested in mathematics can use them.
Additionally, AoPS instructors provide hundreds of hours of teaching and support time for the San Diego Math Circle.
The Art of Problem Solving Foundation is a nonprofit corporation founded by AoPS CEO Richard Rusczyk with largely the same fundamental mission as AoPS itself, but with greater focus on providing educational resources where they are lacking. AoPS donates a portion of its book and class sales to the foundation.