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# Math Games

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**The Manual of Mathematical Magic**

by **Peter McOwan** - **Queen Mary, University of London** , **2010**

Manual of Mathematical Magic is packed full of magical miracles to impress and entertain your friends. The secrets behind street magic, close-up and stage tricks are explained clearly with instructions and videos to help you perform them perfectly.

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**Recreational Mathematics**

- **Wikipedia** , **2014**

Contents: Chess and mathematics; Connection puzzles; Grid determination puzzles; Logic puzzles; Magic squares; Mathematical games; Mathematical puzzles; Mechanical puzzles; Number placement; Paper folding; Polyforms; Publications; Tiling puzzles.

(**3706** views)

**A Tangled Tale**

by **Lewis Carroll** - **Macmillan and Co.** , **1885**

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.

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**Math Puzzles**

by **Umesh P N** , **2010**

The puzzles in this volume were discussed in a Malayalam blog for Mathematics teachers in Kerala. Many of these were solved by the readers of that blog. This volume attempts to provide detailed explanation how these can be solved mathematically.

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**The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler: A Collection in Tribute to Martin Gardner**

by **Martin Gardner, at al.** - **AK Peters** , **1999**

Comprises an imaginative collection of pieces created in tribute to Martin Gardner. Contains pieces as widely varied as Gardner's own interests ranging from limericks to lengthly treatises, from mathematical journal articles to personal stories.

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**Recreations in Mathematics**

by **H E. Licks** - **D. Van Nostrand Company** , **1917**

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 mathematical amateurs.

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**Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles tricks and Conundrums**

by **Sam Loyd** - **The Lamb Publishing Company** , **1914**

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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**Magic Squares and Cubes**

by **W. S. Andrews** - **Open Court Publishing Company** , **1917**

The essays that appear in this book cover topics such as magic squares, magic cubes, the Franklin squares, magics and Pythagorean numbers, the theory of reversions, magic circles, spheres, and stars, and magic octahedroids, among other things.

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**Symbolic Logic**

by **Lewis Carroll** - **Macmillan and co** , **1897**

Here you see Carroll the mathematician at his playful best. This isn't about modern symbolic logic but about ways of expressing classical logic with symbols. It's loaded with amusing problems to delight any mathematical puzzler.

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**Games of No Chance 3**

by **Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski** - **Cambridge University Press** , **2009**

This fascinating look at combinatorial games, that is, games not involving chance or hidden information, offers updates on standard games such as Go and Hex, on impartial games, and on aspects of games with infinitesimal values.

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**The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems**

by **Henry Ernest Dudeney** - **Nelson** , **1919**

A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics is often of great service, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.

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**Mathematical Recreations and Essays**

by **W. W. Rouse Ball** - **Macmillan** , **1914**

This is a classic collection of mathematical recreations, a comprehensive source for information about magic squares, Platonic and Archimedian solids, chessboard recreations, and just about any other variety of math-related puzzle you could name.

(**8001** views)

**Amusements in Mathematics**

by **Henry Ernest Dudeney** - **Nelson** , **1917**

430 brainteasers based on algebra, arithmetic, permutations, probability, plane figure dissection, properties of numbers, etc. Intriguing, witty, paradoxical productions of one of the world's foremost creators of puzzles. Full solutions.

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**The Air Force Brain Booster Book**

by **John C. Sparks** - **Air Force Publication** , **2006**

Collection of various activities placed in three categories: puzzles, patterns, or curios. The puzzles exercise the use of various problem-solving and logical skills as taught in mathematics and English. Many of the patterns are mathematical in nature.

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**Mathematics under the Microscope**

by **Alexandre V. Borovik** - **American Mathematical Society** , **2008**

An unusual book that casts new light on the nature of mathematics. Interesting to maths majors at universities, school teachers of mathematics, graduate students in computer science or mathematics, computer scientists and research mathematicians.

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