Challenge Your Brain Math and Logic Puzzles

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Games - 96 pages
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Give your brain a workout on the type of brainteasers that challenge the best solvers at the World Puzzle Championships. They're tough, but fun, and the feeling of satisfaction you get when you succeed is simply unbeatable. Some of the puzzles are oldies but goodies, like battleships--and its many variants--where you search for a fleet hidden within a grid. In "Eminent Domain," try to determine which blanks cells are owned by the numbered ones. For "Hex Loops," locate a path that travels through adjacent hexagons: the trick is, it has to end where it started, and the lines can't touch or cross. From Snaky Tiles to Spiral Galaxies, these Mensa-level conundrums will get your mind in shape.

 

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I clicked on this in Google books, but what I got was Mensa tests, not the book listed. Bummer.

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I clicked on the link and was taken to a book of number puzzles! This is NOT what I was expecting!

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Michael Rios is associate professor in the Department of Environmental Design at the University of California at Davis. He is project director of the Sacramento Diasporas Project that focuses on the cultural and political landscapes of (im)migrant and refugee populations. Drawing from architecture, human geography, and urban planning, Rios's research focuses on the intersection between marginality, urbanism, and public space. A theme emerging from this work is "placemaking" as an assemblage of different practices that involves negotiations of belonging, authorship, and power; a means for marginalized communities to produce different imaginations of space, action, and identity; and a lens to analyze tensions between the state and civil society groups, planning, and design professionals, and the publics they purport to serve. Rios has contributed numerous publications on the topics of placemaking, marginality, and the ethics of practice. Dialogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities, coedited with Leonardo Vazquez, takes note of how Latinos are shaping urban, suburban, and rural places, and considers how the growing cultural diversity in regions, cities, and towns both challenges and offers insight into placemaking practices in an increasingly multi-ethnic world. He has written articles on these and other related topics in the Journal of Architectural Education, Landscape Journal, the Berkeley Planning Journal, and the Journal of Urban Design. He has also contributed chapters to a number of books including Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities, Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism, Good Deeds, Good Design: Community Service through Architecture, and From the Studio to the Streets: Service Learning in Architecture and Planning.

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