Mathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classic Mathematics
by Dmitry Fuchs, Sergei Tabachnikov
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2007
Number of pages: 465
This book will be of interest to anyone who likes mathematics, from high school students to accomplished researchers. We do not promise an easy ride: the majority of results are proved, and it will take a considerable effort from the reader to follow the details of the arguments. By this book we hope to make a modest contribution to the continuation of the mathematical culture.
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by William F. White - The Open Court Publishing Company
The tendency to select the problems and illustrations of mathematics mostly from the scientific and commercial activities of today, is one with which the writer is in accord. Moreover, amusement is one of the fields of applied mathematics.
by Robert Ballard - John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
With the firm conviction that the Pyramids of Egypt were built and employed for one special and important purpose of the greatest utility, I find it necessary to endeavor to determine the proportions and measures of one of the principal groups.
by Umesh Nair
The goal of this work is to try to find the most general solution to many popular puzzles for which we normally heard only the particular problem. These mathematical puzzles often require specialized knowledge in some branch of Mathematics.
by Lewis Carroll - MacMillan
This is a short text Carroll wrote to introduce children to logical reasoning, specifically set logic. The text does a good job of explaining basic logical theory in a way that children can understand. A great brain teaser for readers of all ages.