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Publisher Comments:

Here is a new bonanza of Martin Gardner's incomparable mathematical entertainments from Scientific American; where, for almost two decades, his monthly serving of "Mathematical Games" has enthralled a world-wide audience ranging from high-school kids to great mathematicians to housewives, humanists, scientists, parsons, and poets....
The diversions presented here range form games and puzzles as easy as Pi to gloriously mind-stretching (even boggling!) conducted tours into the mathematical stratosphere. Prepare to lose all track of time and duty.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394494067
Subtitle:
From Penny Puzzles, Card Shuffles and Tricks of Lightning Calculators to Roller Coaster Rides into the Fourth Dimension
Publisher:
Knopf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mathematical recreations
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 267-274.
Series Volume:
vol. 5
Publication Date:
1975
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xii, 274 p.

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Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Games and Puzzles
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Popular Surveys and Recreational

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