This book begins by offering basic information on the organization of mathematical competitions and olympiads in China as well as a brief overview of the International Mathematical Olympiad and its winners. The book is a collection of problems and solutions of major mathematical competitions in China, showing how the Chinese national team is selected, formed, prepared and trained. The competition problems and solutions from the China Mathematical Competition 2002-2005, China Mathematical Competition - Extra Test 2002-2005, China Mathematical Olympiad 2003-2006, China Girls' Mathematical Olympiad 2003-2005, China Western Mathematical Olympiad 2002-2005 and International Olympiad 2003-2006 are presented. The book will be quite useful for students, teachers, heads of national teams and authors of problems, as well as to people who are interested in mathematics and solving difficult problems.

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