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Riddles in mathematics : a book of paradoxes

Author: Eugene P Northrop
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Dover editionView all editions and formats
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"Math enthusiasts of all ages will delight in this collection of more than 200 riddles drawn from every mathematical discipline. Only an elementary background is needed to enjoy and solve the tremendous variety of puzzles, which include riddles based on geometry, trigonometry, algebra, infinity, probability, and logic. Includes complete solutions and 113 illustrations"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene P Northrop
ISBN: 9780486780160 0486780163
OCLC Number: 866616119
Notes: Reprint of: Princeton, New Jersey : D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1944.
Description: xv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Eugene P. Northrop ; introduction by Daniel S. Silver.

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"Math enthusiasts of all ages will delight in this collection of more than 200 riddles drawn from every mathematical discipline. Only an elementary background is needed to enjoy and solve the tremendous variety of puzzles, which include riddles based on geometry, trigonometry, algebra, infinity, probability, and logic. Includes complete solutions and 113 illustrations"--

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