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Big book of brain games : 1000 playthinks of art, mathematics & science

Author: Ivan Moscovich
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., ©2006, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compulsive, exuberant cornucopia of puzzles including mental games, visual challenges, logic posers, riddles and illusions.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Puzzles and games
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Moscovich
ISBN: 0761134662 9780761134664
OCLC Number: 70919966
Notes: Originally published in October 2001 as 1000 playthinks: puzzles, paradoxes, illusions & games.
Description: 420 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Thinking about playthinks --
Geometry --
Points and lines --
Graphs and networks --
Curves and circles --
Shapes and polygons --
Patterns --
Dissections --
Numbers --
Logic and probability --
Topology --
Science --
Perception --
Bonus round.
Responsibility: by Ivan Moscovich ; foreword by Ian Stewart ; illustrated by Tim Robinson.
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Presents a collection of 1000 challenges, puzzles, riddles, and illusions. Featuring full-colour illustrations for each entry, this book contains twelve basic categories including Geometry, Patterns,  Read more...

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"An opus...Mixing math with wonder."--Washington Post Book World

 
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