## Mathematical puzzles, Volume 1Bizarre imagination, originality, trickiness, and whimsy characterize puzzles of Sam Loyd, America's greatest puzzler. Present selection from fabulously rare Cyclopedia includes the famous 14–15 puzzles, the Horse of a Different Color, and 115 others in various areas of elementary math. 150 period line drawings. |

### What people are saying - Write a review

#### Review: Mathematical Puzzles of Sam Loyd

User Review - GoodreadsI'm not all that fond of this style of puzzle. Read full review

### Contents

Plane Geometry Problems | 1 |

Arithmetic and Algebraic Problems | 2 |

Bixley to Quixley | 9 |

Copyright | |

25 other sections not shown

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

according acres applejack asked ball barrel bottles boxes Casey cent chess chickens clever clock combined ages correct answer cross cube cubic feet cubic foot curious diameter discovered divided dollars Dudeney eight pieces equal exactly expressman famous feat fewest number fewest possible number figure five foot four francs seven Fred Reinfeld gall gallons giraffe girls give goat goose half Henry Dudeney hoop snake horse illustration inches interesting karat King's gambit lady land Loyd Maggie Cline magic square Martin Gardner mathematical mathematicians mile military tactics minutes Mountain Dew moves mystery napkin number of pieces ounces Paperbound picture Pixley play player potato pounds problem puzzlists Pythagoras quarts Quixley race Rosslyn's score sea serpents shown side simple puzzle solve the puzzle square story straight tell told triangle trick twelve twice weighed wife wine worth yards