Mathematical circus: more games, puzzles, paradoxes, & other mathematical entertainments from Scientific American ; with thoughts from readers, afterthoughts from the author, and 105 drawings & diagrams

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Knopf, 1979 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 272 pages
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A book of all sorts of stimulating ideas and feasts for the eyes, hands and brain.

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User Review  - Tolly - Goodreads

I gave this book 5 stars because it began my life long passion for maths. Before I read this (around age 12) I thought maths consisted basically of dry mechanical problems. This was the first book that gave me an idea of the creativity and scope of mathematics. Read full review

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Optical Illusions
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Matches
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Spheres and Hyperspheres
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