- Preface.- Understand the Problem.- Make a Plan.- Carry Out the Plan.- Look Back.- Short Answers.- First Problem Index.- Second Problem Index.
Kseniya M. Garaschuk is originally from Belarus. She
received her PhD in Combinatorics from the University of Victoria
in 2014 and her Master’s degree from Simon Fraser University, both
in British Columbia, Canada. Kseniya then pursued a Post Doctoral
Fellowship in Mathematics Education at the University of British
Columbia. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University
of the Fraser Valley, Canada. Kseniya is the Editor-in-Chief of
Crux Mathematicorum, a problem-solving journal published by the
Canadian Mathematical Society.
Andy Liu is an Emeritus Professor at the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, where he obtained his Master’s degree in Number Theory in 1972, his PhD in Combinatorics in 1976, and a Professional Diploma in Elementary Education in the same year. His initial appointment was in 1980 and he retired in 2013. He was actively involved in mathematics competitions at all levels, including the International Mathematical Olympiad and the International Mathematics Tournament of the Towns. He also ran a mathematics circle for schoolchildren from 1981 to 2012, before handing it over to his successors. His informal interests include literature and history, mechanical puzzles and simulation board games.