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Author: James Tanton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, 2001.
Series: Classroom resource materials (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of intriguing mathematical problems and activities linked by common themes that all involve working with objects from our everyday experience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Problèmes et exercices
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tanton, James Stuart, 1966-
Solve this.
Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, 2001
(DLC) 2002278862
(OCoLC)46810266
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Tanton
ISBN: 9781614441069 1614441065
OCLC Number: 793207756
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Activities and problem statements. Distribution dilemmas --
Weird shapes --
Counting on the odds ... and evens --
Dicing slicing and avoiding bad bits --
'Impossible' paper tricks --
Tiling challenges --
Things that won't fall down --
Mobius madness : tortuous twists on a classic theme --
Infamous bicycle problem --
Making surfaces in 3 and 4 dimensional space --
Paradoxes in probability theory --
Don't turn around just once! --
It's all in a square --
Bagel math --
Capturing chaos --
Who has the advantage? --
Laundry math --
Get knotted --
Tiling and walking --
Automata antics --
Bubble trouble --
Halves and doubles --
Playing with playing cards --
Map mechanics --
Weird lotteries --
Flipped out --
Parts that do not add up to their whole --
Making the sacrifice --
Problems in parity --
Chessboard maneuvers --
Hints, some solutions and further thoughts. Solutions and discussions.
Series Title: Classroom resource materials (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: James S. Tanton.
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