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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Sam Loyd was the all time greatest inventor and developer of puzzles. This is considered to be the most fabulous and exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. The puzzles come with wonderful illustrations.
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