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Math hysteria : fun and games with mathematics / Ian Stewart.

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Author/Creator:
Stewart, Ian, 1945-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2004
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-230) and index.
Contents:
  • 1. I know that you know that
  • 2. Domino theories
  • 3. Turning the tables
  • 4. anthropomurphic principle
  • 5. Counting the cattle of the sun
  • 6. great drain robbery
  • 7. Two-way jigsaw puzzles
  • 8. Tales of the neglected number
  • 9. Is monopoly fair?
  • 10. Monopoly revisited
  • 11. guide to computer dating
  • 12. Dividing the spoils
  • 13. Squaring the square
  • 14. bellows conjecture
  • 15. Purposefully piling pyramids
  • 16. Be a dots-and-boxes grandmaster
  • 17. Choosily chomping chocolate
  • 18. Shedding a little darkness
  • 19. Preposterous piratical predicaments
  • 20. Million-dollar minesweeper.
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ISBN:
0198613369
9780198613367

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