Books — hermiene.net

"Your arm's only physical when you're thinking about it."

Back to Books

More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions

Author:
Martin Gardner (author)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Categories:
Mathematics and puzzle
Publication year:
1963
Original publication year:
1961
ISBN:
0-14-02-0748-1
Pages:
186
Synopsis:

This book is written in the same vein as Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions.

Review:

I truly loved this book. My favorite chapters are The Five Platonic Solids, Mazes, and Eleusis: The Induction Game.

Images:
Back of More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions.Spine of More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions.Front of More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions.
Table of Contents:
[Toggle visibility]
  • Introduction
  1. The Five Platonic Solids
  2. Tetraflexagons
  3. Henry Ernest Dudeney: England's Greatest Puzzlist
  4. Digital Roots
  5. Nine Problems
  6. The Soma Cube
  7. Recreational Topology
  8. Phi: The Golden Ratio
  9. The Monkey and the Coconuts
  10. Mazes
  11. Recreational Logic
  12. Magic Squares
  13. James Hugh Riley Shows, Inc.
  14. Nine More Problems
  15. Eleusis: The Induction Game
  16. Origami
  17. Squaring the Square
  18. Mechanical Puzzles
  19. Probability and Ambiguity
  • References for Further Reading

Back to Books