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Homage to a Pied Puzzler

By: Pegg Jr, Ed(Edited by) Rodgers, Tom(Edited by) Schoen, Alan(Edited by)

1568813155 / 9781568813158
Hardback
793.74
26/02/2009
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United States
152 x 229 mm, 544 grams 318 pages
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The tradition of honoring Martin Gardner continues with this edited collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic.

Contributing authors include world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians.

The variety of articles includes card or magic tricks (with a mathematical trick behind them), the history behind given puzzles, mathematically interesting objects involving the number seven, and puzzles for the reader to solve.

Specific puzzles discussed include tangram, 14-15 Puzzle, seven-coloring of the torus, packing circles, Crazy Elephant Dance, and more!

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WDKN Sudoku & number puzzles

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