Mathematical Treks: From Surreal Numbers to Magic Circles

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Mathematical Association of America, 2002 - Mathematics - 170 pages
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Science News publishes a weekly column devoted to 'cool stuff' from the world of mathematics. There have been over 250 articles under the title 'Ivars Peterson's Math Treks'. New developments and their applications, old puzzles revisited, famous problems and historic events have all featured. This column has been extremely popular for its brief, informal forays into some of the more unusual aspects of mathematics. Ivars Peterson has enhanced and updated a selection of articles for this book and further bibliographic details and web links are available online. The contents span a wide range of topics and there will be something here for anyone with an interest in mathematics.

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JSTOR: Mathematical Treks: From Surreal Numbers to Magic Circles
Mathematical Treks: From Surreal Numbers to Magic Circles. Marion Cohen. The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 110, No. 5, 455-458. May, 2003. ...
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Mathematical Treks: From Surreal Numbers to Magic Circles. Bibliography. Ivars Peterson. 1. Calculation and the Chess Master. Chelminski, Rudy. 2001. ...
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Math Trek: Counting Franklin's Magic Squares, Science News Online ...
Mathematical Treks: From Surreal Numbers to Magic Circles. Washington, dc: Mathematical Association of America. ______. 1996. More than magic squares. ...
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Math Trek: Computers by the Trillions, Science News Online, Jan ...
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About the author (2002)

IVARS PETERSON is an award-winning mathematics writer known for his popular books The Jungles of Randomness, The Mathematical Tourist, and Islands of Truth. He also writes about mathematics for Science News and Muse magazines.

NANCY HENDERSON is a freelance writer and editor whose articles have appeared in New Scientist, Science and Children, U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, and many other publications.

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