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Professor Stewart's hoard of mathematical treasures

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers mathematical games, puzzles, and stories featuring geometry, logic, and probability.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Trivia and miscellanea
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Stewart
ISBN: 9780465017751 0465017754 9781846682926 1846682924
OCLC Number: 995557692
Notes: Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2009.
Description: x, 339 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Hoard of mathematical treasures
Responsibility: Ian Stewart.

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From the author of Professor Stewarts Cabinet of Curiosities, a new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical puzzles for adventurous minds  Read more...

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An ideal present for anyone addicted to Sudoku-like puzzles and beginning to wonder what might lie beyond * Spectator * This is not pure maths. It is maths contaminated with wit, wisdom, and wonder. Read more...

 
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