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Mathematical circus : more puzzles, games, paradoxes, and other mathematical entertainments from Scientific American

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, 1992.
Series: MAA spectrum.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book of all sorts of stimulating ideas and feasts for the eyes, hands and brain.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0883855062 9780883855065
OCLC Number: 27003229
Notes: "This book was updated and revised from the 1981 edition published by Vantage Books, New York"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Optical illusions; 2. Matches; 3. Spheres and hyperspheres; 4. Patterns of induction; 5. Elegant triangles; 6. Random walks and gambling; 7. Random walks on the plane and in space; 8. Boolean algebra; 9. Can machines think?; 10. Cyclic numbers; 11. Eccentric chess and other problems; 12. Dominoes; 13. Fibonacci and Lucas numbers; 14. Simplicity; 15. The rotating round table and other problems; 16. Solar system oddities; 17. Mascheroni constructions; 18. The abacus; 19. Palindromes: words and number; 20. Dollar bills.
Series Title: MAA spectrum.
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Responsibility: with a preface by Donald Knuth, a postscript from the author, and a new bibliography by Mr. Gardner : thoughts from readers, and 105 drawings and diagrams Martin Gardner.
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'This book is hard to put down. Inspiring and informative, entertaining and thought provoking, it will delight every mathematics teacher.' The Mathematics Teacher

 
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