Recreations in Mathematics
by H E. Licks
Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company 1917
Number of pages: 163
The object of this book is to afford recreation for an idle hour and to excite the interest of young students in further mathematical inquiries. The topics discussed have therefore been selected with a view toward interesting students and mathematical amateurs.
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