The Air Force Brain Booster Book
by John C. Sparks
Publisher: Air Force Publication 2006
Number of pages: 58
A collection of fiftytwo activities loosely placed into three categories: puzzles, patterns, or curios. The puzzles exercise the use of various logical and problem-solving skills as taught in mathematics and English. Since traditionally mathematics has been one of the primary tools used to explore patterns, many of the patterns and curios presented are mathematical in nature.
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by Umesh P N
The puzzles in this volume were discussed in a Malayalam blog for Mathematics teachers in Kerala. Many of these were solved by the readers of that blog. This volume attempts to provide detailed explanation how these can be solved mathematically.
by W. S. Andrews - Open Court Publishing Company
The essays that appear in this book cover topics such as magic squares, magic cubes, the Franklin squares, magics and Pythagorean numbers, the theory of reversions, magic circles, spheres, and stars, and magic octahedroids, among other things.
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and Co.
This book combines fairly challenging math problems with Lewis Carol's wit and fantastic humor, which makes the book readable even without the mental challenge. The writer's intention was to embody in each Knot one or more mathematical questions.
by Henry Ernest Dudeney - Nelson
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics is often of great service, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.