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Mathematical puzzles and diversions from Scientific American.

Martin Gardner

Mathematical puzzles and diversions from Scientific American.

by Martin Gardner

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


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Paginationx, 164p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15162535M
ISBN 100713504765

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Since the appearance of the first Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions, in , popular interest in recreational mathematics has continued to increase. A regular polygon is a plane figure bounded by straight lines, with equal sides and equal interior angles.4/5(2). Book Title The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles and diversions: Edition 1st ed. Author(s) Gardner, Martin: Publication New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, - p.

The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions, published by Gardner in , represented a big leap from Hugard, yet I devoured as much of it as my year-old mind could comprehend. Much of the math was too advanced for me, but the parts I . The entire collection of Martin Gardner's Scientific American columns are on one searchable CD! Martin Gardner's ``Mathematical Games'' column ran in Scientific American from to In these columns, Gardner introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the delights of mathematics and of puzzles and problem solving.


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The book is, as it says, full of puzzles and diversions for the mathematically inclined. It can be enjoyed even by those who do not want to get into all the mathematical why's and wherefore's of how something works.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(2). Vol. [2] has title: The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions The third volume of the author's puzzles from Scientific American was published under title: New mathematical diversions from Scientific American Includes bibliographyPages: He used to write a regular column ("Mathematical Games") in The Scientific American.

These series of books are a collection of those. These series of books are a collection of those. These are not only puzzles and games: through this medium, Gardner introduces us to the profound questions in mathematics and philosophy/5(6). Hexaflexagons is the first of Gardner's series of Scientific American compilations, all now available as PDFs on a single DVD.

It hearkens back to the halcyon days of nerdery before the Internet, when instead of watching youtube videos and writing python code, math geeks sat /5. Vol. [2] has title: The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions The third volume of the author's puzzles from Scientific American was published under title: New mathematical diversions from Scientific American Includes bibliography Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IAPages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Scientific American Book Of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions, at the best online.

The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions by Martin Gardner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions by Gardner, Martin A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions Martin Gardner This delightful collection from the magician of math introduces readers to magic squares, the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, an update of the Induction Game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court palace, and many.

The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions (Simon and Schuster,pages), covers mostly the columns. This appeared later as Hexaflexagons & Other Mathematical Diversions: The First Scientific American Book of Puzzles & Games and updated one last time by Martin as Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and.

The entire collection of Martin Gardner's Scientific American columns are on one searchable CD. Martin Gardner's “Mathematical Games” column ran in Scientific American from to In these columns, Gardner introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the delights of mathematics and of puzzles and problem solving.

The book is, as it says, full of puzzles and diversions for the mathematically inclined. It can be enjoyed even by those who do not want to get into all the mathematical why's and wherefore's of how something works. (Volume 1 has the chapter on Hexaflexagons, a wonderful bit of paper folding that looks two-sided but can be 'flexed' to show six /5(4).

The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions () Reprinted in as Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First Scientific American Book of Puzzles and Games, University of Chicago Press, ISBN The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions ().

Get this from a library. The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions. [Martin Gardner] -- Mathematical puzzles from origami to recreational logic, from digital roots and dudeny puzzles to the diabolic square, from the golden ratio to the generalized ham sandwich theorem.

The Paperback of the Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions by Martin Gardner at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions: Martin Gardner: Books - 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions. [Martin Gardner] -- Vol. [2] has title: The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions.

The third volume of the author's puzzles from Scientific American was published under title: New. The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions by Gardner, Martin. Simon & Schuster, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions.

Paradoxes and Paperfolding, Moebius Variations and Mnemonics, Fallacies, Brain-Teasers, Magic Squares, Topological Curiosities, Probability and Parlor Tricks, and a variety of ancient and new games and problems, from Polyominoes, Nim, Hex, and the Tower of Hanoi to Four Dimensional Ticktacktoe.

A complete mathematical theory of flexigation was worked out in by Tukey and Feynman. It shows, among other things, exactly how to construct a flexagon of any de- sired size or species. The theory has never been published, though portions of it have since been rediscovered by other mathematicians.

Among the flexigators is Tuckerman's.The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions: a new selection. by Martin Gardner; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: .Home» MAA Publications» MAA Reviews» The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions The Second Scientific American .