Mathematical carnival: from penny puzzles, card shuffles and tricks of lightning calculators to roller coaster rides into the fourth dimension

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Knopf, Sep 1, 1975 - Mathematics - 274 pages
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Games ranging from the simple to the practically impossible illustrate basic mathematical concepts of their origins and instructions for their procedure

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Contents

Sprouts and Brussels Sprouts
6
Penny Puzzles
12
Calculating Prodigies
24
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Martin Gardner is the author of more than seventy books, including Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, The Annotated Alice, The Annotated Hunting of the Snark, and The Colossal Book of Mathematics. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

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