A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll

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A Tangled Tale

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1162908807
Number of pages: 192

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 - in Arithmetic, Algebra, or Geometry - for the amusement of the readers.

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