Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First Scientific American Book of Puzzles and Games

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Paradoxes and paperfolding, Moebius variations and mnemonics, fallacies, magic squares, topological curiosities, parlor tricks, and games ancient and modern from Polyominoes, Nim, Hex, and the Tower of Hanoi to four-dimensional ticktacktoe. These mathematical creations, clearly and cleverly presented by Martin Gardner, delight and perplex while demonstrating principles of logic, probability, geometry, and other fields of mathematics. This book was the very first collection of Gardner's enormously popular "Scientific ...

Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First Scientific American Book of Puzzles and Games 1988, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226282541

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