The North Suburban Math League is a group of schools in the Chicago area that compete in five math competitions throughout the school year.

Welcome to the 2021-2022 Season!

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The current president of NSML is Andrew Mauer-Oats, Contact him with administrative issues.

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  • 2021-12-17 Meet 4 orals reference: use the ICTM regionals reference.
  • 2021-11-29 Assumed knowledge, especially for probability.
  • 2021-08-21 I am using the 6th edition of the Meet 1 orals source (Burton, Elementary Number Theory). There are no changes from the 5th edition in this chapter. Chapter 2 contains the following sections:
    • 2.1 Early Number Theory (11 exercises)
    • 2.2 The Division Algorithm (11 exercises)
    • 2.3 The Greatest Common Divisor (23 exercises). Includes some proofs like "if d divides n then 2^d-1 divides 2^n-1".
    • 2.4 The Euclidean Algorithm (12 exercises)
    • 2.5 The Diophantine Equation ax+by=c (8 exercises)
  • 2021-05-20 The 2021-2022 Meet 2 Orals Source is A Decade of the Berkeley Math Circle, Volume I. The list price is $25 directly from the American Mathematical Society, lower for individuals.