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Recreations in Mathematics by H E. Licks

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Recreations in Mathematics
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Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company
ISBN/ASIN: 1143109341
Number of pages: 163

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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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