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Martin Gardener's New mathematical diversions from Scientific American.

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brain-teasing mathematical puzzles accompanied by lucid explanations of the basic principles behind the solutions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0671209132 9780671209131
OCLC Number: 480324
Notes: The third collection of the author's puzzles from Scientific American. The first two were published under title: The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles and diversions. The fourth was published under title: The numerology of Dr. Matrix.
Description: 253 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Binary system --
Group Theory and Braids --
Eight Problems --
The Games and Puzzles of Lewis Carroll --
Paper Cutting --
Board Games --
Packing Spheres --
The Transcendental Number Pi --
Victor Eigen: Mathemagician --
The Four-Color Map Theorem --
Mr. Apollinax Visits New York --
Nine Problems --
Polyominoes and Fault-free Rectangles --
Euler's Spoilers: the Discovery of an Order-10 Graeco-Latin Square --
The Ellipse --
The 24 Color Squares and the 30 Color Cubes --
H.S.M. Coxeter --
Bridg-it and Other Games --
Nine More Problems --
The Calculus of Finite Differences.
Other Titles: New mathematical diversions from Scientific American

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Brain-teasing mathematical puzzles accompanied by lucid explanations of the basic principles behind the solutions.

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