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Hexaflexagons, probability paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi : Martin Gardner's first book of mathematical puzzles and games /

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:
    Hexaflexagons, probability paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi : Martin Gardner's first book of mathematical puzzles and games /
  • Author: Gardner, Martin 1914-2010.;
    1914-2010.
  • Martin Gardner 1914-2010.; Mathematical Association of America.
  • Subjects: Mathematical recreations
  • Edition: [2nd ed.]..
  • Description: Hexaflexagons -- Magic with a matrix -- Nine problems -- Ticktacktoe -- Probability paradoxes -- The icosian game and the Tower of Hanoi -- Curious topological models -- The game of hex -- Sam Loyd : America's greatest puzzlist -- Mathematical card tricks -- Memorizing numbers -- Nine more problems -- Polyominoes -- Fallacies -- Nim and tac tix -- Left or right?
    "The Mathematical Association of America."
    "First edition published as The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions, Simon and Schuster, 1959"--T.p. verso.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Type: Book
  • Format: xiii, 193 p. : ill. ; 23 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Additional title: New Martin Gardner mathematical library ; 1.
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780521756150 (hardback);ISBN: 0521756154 (hardback);ISBN: 9780521735254 (pbk.);ISBN: 0521735254 (pbk.)
  • Source: 01IOWA ALMA
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    01IOWA ALMA21454494240002771

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