9780486270784

The Moscow Puzzles 359 Mathematical Recreations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486270784

  • ISBN10:

    0486270785

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-04-10
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Most popular Russian puzzle book ever published. Marvelously varied puzzles ranging from simple "catch" riddles to difficult problems. Lavishly illustrated with clear diagrams and amusing sketches. Edited for English-readers, while retaining warmth and charm of original. Inexpensive edition of first English translation. Introduction by Martin Gardner. 425 line illustrations. Solutions.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Amusing Problems
Difficult Problems
Geometry with Matches
Measure Seven Times Before You Cut
Skill Will Find Its Applications Everywhere
Dominoes and Dice
Properties of Nine
With Algebra and without It
Mathematics with Almost No Calculations
Mathematical Games and Tricks
Divisibility
Cross Sums and Magic Squares
Numbers Curious and Serious
Numbers Ancient but Eternally Young
Answers
Index

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