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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.