Amusements in Mathematics

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amusements in mathematics? Really? Well, guess what, maths can be fun and amusing. If you love solving problems that is. But since you are reading this review then chances are that you really enjoy maths so I can only recommend this great book, as it’s 258 pages of pure problem solving fun.

 

Basic Info

  • Paperback: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc. (1 Feb 2000)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 0486204731
  • Average Amazon Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 152,629 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

About the Author:

Henry Ernest Dudeney (10 April 1857–23 April 1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. He is known as one of the foremost creators of puzzles.

 

About the Book:

An astonishing collection of puzzles which includes 430 brainteasers based on algebra, arithmetic, permutations, probability, plane figure dissection, properties of numbers, etc. “Amusements in Mathematics” is an intriguing, witty, paradoxical production of one of the world’s foremost creators of puzzles. The book includes a variety of puzzles, full solutions and more than 450 illustrations. Highly recommended to all puzzle lovers.

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