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Mathematical Brain Benders

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Publisher Comments:

Challenge yourself with over 100 fresh paradoxes, puzzles, riddles, conundrums, word and number games for the jaded, skeptical puzzlist. Over 100 pages of comprehensive answers. Approximately 300 illustrations. "Excellent collection of unusual, offbeat, and completely original puzzles." — Scientific American.

Synopsis:

Challenge yourself with over 100 fresh paradoxes, puzzles, riddles, conundrums, word and number games for the jaded, skeptical puzzlist. Over 100 pages of comprehensive answers. Approximately 300 illustrations.

Table of Contents

Rollers

Owls' Eggs

Conical Helix

The Owl Island Flag

Pseudo-Moebius Strip

The Butler and the Crumbs

The Three Clocks

Slit Strips

The Pot on the Crosspiece

For Scrabble Players

Area of Roof

Paper-Folding

The Two Pyramids

The Man Who Gave up Smoking

Tetrahedron Angles

Hypocycloids

Squares on a Circle

Three Coins

Two Coins

The Coin Collector's Nightmare

The Hi-Phi Set

Cryptarithmetic

Origametry

The Hauberk

More Origametry

Unique Parts of Letters

For Phi Fans

The Truck Gardens

Phi Origametry

The Cockeyed Kite

More Phi Origametry

The Bookmark

Snow on the Roof

Drafting Puzzle

The Psychodelic Cube

Construction Problem

A Walk in a Field

More Diagonals

Short Proof (Cut Cube)

Word-Changing

Polyhedral Model

Dihedral Angles

Cheese Wedges

The Poisoned Glass

To Cover a Circle

Pure Origami Solution

The Flat Pan

The Siamese Moebius Strip

The Nine Digits

Minimum Area

Cocyclic Points

The Tilted Carton

Topology Puzzle

The Vanadium Steel Clothesline

Visualizing

The Balance

Hydraulic Inference

The Striped Whatsis

The Terri Turnover

The Heavy Chest

The Pile and the Patriot

The Pillar of Chios

Literary Quiz

Thunder on the Right

Two Triangles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486242606
Author:
Barr, Stephen
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Recreations & Games
Subject:
Mathematical recreations
Subject:
Games-General Puzzles
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Recreational Math
Series Volume:
no. 79/16
Publication Date:
19820531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 0.58 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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