# IOM: International Olympiad of Mathematics IOM or International Olympiad of Mathematics is an annual Olympiad held at both the international and national level. The Silverzone foundation organizes it. The Olympiad is based on a syllabus by the CBSE, ICSE and other state boards.

#### Preparation Tips for IOM:

Math Olympiads are tough nuts to crack and they often become a question of worry for every student. You need to devote a lot of time and energy to understand and solve the problems. Here are some of the tips to help you out with the preparation.

##### Know the syllabus-

The very first thing you need to do is that you have to know the syllabus of IOM. Be very careful and do not overlook any key aspects of the syllabus. You can also navigate through each topic easily.

##### Gather the resources-

Get all the necessary books and resources for your preparation. The selected study material must cover all the content and relevant topics.

##### Make a study Plan-

You need to have a study plan which suits you in every way possible. Must ensure to have a day for your assessment in a week. Stick to this schedule until you are finished with your preparations.

##### Have a right ambience to study-

These Olympiads require ample of practice and time so you must ensure that you have an undisturbed concentration in studies. So, find a place that prevents you from any external disturbance.

##### Practice!

Know all the basic concepts of Mathematics and practice the Olympiad problems as much as possible. This will enhance your problem-solving skills and speed and will also build your confidence.

#### Syllabus for IOM-

###### Class 1

Patterns, Odd One Out, Measuring Units, Geometrical Shapes, Spatial Understanding, Grouping, Analogy, Ranking Test, Problems based on Figures.

Numerals, Number names, Number Sense (2 digit numbers), Addition, Subtraction, Lengths, Weights and Comparisons, Time, Money, Geometrical Shapes and Solids, Patterns.

###### Class 2

Patterns, Odd One Out, Measuring Units, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Embedded Figures, Coding-Decoding.

Numerals, Number Names and Number Sense (3-Digit Numbers), Computation Operations, Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Temperature, Money, Lines, Shapes and Solids, Pictographs, Patterns.

###### Class 3

Logical Reasoning : Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Alphabet Test, Coding-Decoding, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures and Figure Matrix, Mirror Images, Geometrical Shapes, Embedded Figures, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations.

Mathematical Reasoning : Numerals, Number names and Number Sense (4-digit numbers), Computation Operations, Fractions, Length, Weight, Capacity, Temperature, Time, Money, Geometry, Data Handling.

###### Class 4

Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Alphabet Test, Coding-Decoding, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures and Figure Matrix, Mirror Images, Geometrical Shapes, Embedded Figures, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations.

Numerals, Number names and Number Sense (4-digit numbers), Computation Operations, Fractions, Length, Weight, Capacity, Temperature, Time, Money, Geometry, Data Handling.

###### Class 5

Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Geometrical Shapes, Mirror and Water Images, Direction Sense Test, Ranking Test, Alphabet Test, Logical Sequence of Words, Puzzle Test, Coding-Decoding.

Numerals, Number names and Number Sense (7 and 8 digit numbers), Computation Operations, Fractions and Decimals, Measurement of Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Temperature and Money, Conversions, Geometrical Shapes and Solids, Angles, Perimeter of Various Shapes & Area of Rectangle and Square, Symmetry, Data Handling.

###### Class 6

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Knowing our Numbers, Whole Numbers, Playing with Numbers, Basic Geometrical Ideas, Understanding Elementary Shapes, Integers, Fractions, Decimals, Data Handling, Mensuration, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, Symmetry, Practical Geometry.

###### Class 7

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Integers, Fractions and Decimals, Exponents and Powers, Algebraic Expressions, Simple Linear Equations, Lines and Angles, Comparing Quantities, The Triangle and its Properties, Symmetry, Congruence of Triangles, Rational Numbers, Perimeter and Area,  Data Handling, Visualizing Solid Shapes, Practical Geometry.

###### Class 8

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Rational Numbers, Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Exponents and Powers, Comparing Quantities, Algebraic Expressions and  Identities, Linear Equations in One Variable, Understanding Quadrilaterals, Constructions, Mensuration, Visualizing Solid Shapes, Data Handling, Direct and Inverse Variations, Factorization, Introduction to Graphs, Playing with Numbers.

###### Class 9

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Number Systems, Polynomials, Coordinate Geometry, Linear Equations in Two Variables, Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry, Lines and Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles, Circles, Constructions, Heron’s Formula, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.

###### Class 10

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Real Numbers, Polynomials, Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progressions, Triangles, Coordinate Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Some Applications of Trigonometry, Circles, Constructions, Areas Related to Circles, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.

###### Class 11

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Number Systems, Polynomials, Coordinate Geometry, Linear Equations in Two Variables, Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry, Lines and Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles, Circles, Constructions, Heron’s Formula, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.

###### Class 12

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Relations and Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Matrices and Determinants, Continuity and Differentiability, Application of Derivatives, Integrals, Application of Integrals, Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Linear Programming.

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