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Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma cube : Martin Gardner's mathematical diversions /

Gardner, Martin 1914-2010. 1914-2010. Martin Gardner 1914-2010.; Mathematical Association of America.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2008

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  • Title:
    Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma cube : Martin Gardner's mathematical diversions /
  • Author: Gardner, Martin 1914-2010.;
    1914-2010.
  • Martin Gardner 1914-2010.; Mathematical Association of America.
  • Subjects: Mathematical recreations
  • Description: The five platonic solids -- Tetraflexagons -- Henry Ernest Dudeney : England's greatest puzzlist -- Digital roots -- Nine problems -- The Soma cube -- Recreational topology -- Phi : the golden ratio -- The monkey and the coconuts -- Mazes -- Recreational logic -- Magic squares -- James Hugh Riley shows, Inc. -- Nine more problems -- Eleusis : the introduction game -- Origami -- Squaring the square -- Mechanical puzzles -- Probability and ambiguity -- The mysterious Dr. Matrix.
    "The Mathematical Association of America."
    "First edition published as The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions, Simon and Schuster, 1961"--T.p. verso.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Type: Book
  • Format: xi, 234 p. : ill. ; 22 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Additional title: New Martin Gardner mathematical library ; 2.
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780521756105 (hbk.);ISBN: 0521756103 (hbk.);ISBN: 9780521735247 (pbk.);ISBN: 0521735246 (pbk.)
  • Source: 01IOWA ALMA
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    01IOWA ALMA21451767940002771

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