## More Mathematical Puzzles of Sam Loyd, Volume 2Gardner's second collection of amusing, thought-provoking problems and puzzles from Loyd's Cyclopedia — perhaps the most exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. Arithmetic, algebra, speed and distance problems, game theory, counter and sliding block problems, similar topics. 166 problems. 150 original drawings, diagrams. |

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### Contents

Arithmetic and Algebraic Problems | 1 |

The Hidden Couplet 54 | 2 |

Geometrical Dissection Problems | 3 |

Speed and Distance Problems | 8 |

Clock Problems | 10 |

Contracting Costs | 15 |

Puzzleland Gingerbread | 20 |

Tom the Pipers Son | 21 |

Trading Lots Puzzle | 59 |

How Old Is the Boy? | 62 |

Red Cross Volunteers | 66 |

CrossCountry Running | 67 |

How Large Was the Farm? | 75 |

The Diamond Thief | 77 |

Chick to Egg | 81 |

William Tell in Puzzleland | 88 |

Plane Geometry Problems | 27 |

A Puzzle in Oil and Vinegar | 28 |

Against the Wind | 34 |

The Crusaders | 36 |

The Weight of a Brick | 41 |

Puzzling Prattle | 49 |

Peaches Pears Persimmons and Plums | 50 |

Sawing the Checkerboard | 51 |

Disputed Claims | 89 |

Christophers Egg Tricks | 93 |

A Swiss Puzzle | 101 |

The Courier Problem | 103 |

The Jolly Friars Puzzle | 109 |

Caseys Cow | 117 |

Physics and Calculus Problems | 171 |

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### References to this book

Ants, Bikes, and Clocks: Problem Solving for Undergraduates William Briggs No preview available - 2005 |