The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions

The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions

Book - 1987 | University of Chicago Press ed
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This delightful collection from the magician of math introduces readers to magic squares, the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, an update of the Induction Game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court palace, and many more mathematical puzzles and principles.

"Gardner is often the clown prince of science. . . . His Mathematical Games column in Scientific American is one of the few bridges over C. P. Snow's famous 'gulf of mutual incomprehension' that lies between the technical and literary cultures."-- Time
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1987
Edition: University of Chicago Press ed
ISBN: 9780226282534
Branch Call Number: 510 G22-c
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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