Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardner's Mathematical Diversions
Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, which is the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns. He introduces young and old readers alike to the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, magic squares, the mathematics of cooling coffee, the induction game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court Palace, and many more mathematical puzzles and principles. Now the author, in consultation with experts, has added updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries, to challenge and fascinate a new generation of readers.
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Review: Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardner's Mathematical DiversionsUser Review - Joel - Goodreads
Martin Gardner is truly an American genius ofthe 20th and 21st centuries. His column was the first place I would go when opening a new issue of Scientific American years ago. What is now known as ... Read full review
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