Products in Recreational Mathematics
|The Lady or the Tiger?: and Other Logic Puzzles |
by Raymond M. Smullyan
Created by a renowned puzzle master, these whimsically themed challenges involve paradoxes about probability, time, and change; metapuzzles; and self-referentiality. Nineteen chapters advance in difficulty from relatively simple to highly complex. 1982 edition.
|Leonardo's Mirror and Other Puzzles |
by Ivan Moscovich
One of the world's top puzzle- and game-makers compiled this dazzling assortment of 86 mathematical challenges from ancient and modern sources. Includes colorful, engaging graphics and complete solutions.
|Lewis Carroll's Games and Puzzles |
by Lewis Carroll, Edward Wakeling
Forty-two perplexing puzzles by creator of Alice in Wonderland: Cakes in a Row, Looking-Glass Time, Arithmetical Croquet, Diverse Doublets, and others. Hints, solutions. Illustrations by John Tenniel.
|Loopy Logic Problems and Other Puzzles |
by Ivan Moscovich
These 85 visually stunning and intellectually stimulating challenges abound in fascinating facts and include several classic puzzles attributed to important mathematicians and philosophers, including Galileo, Fibonacci, Foucault, and Aristotle. Solutions.
|Magic Cubes: New Recreations |
by William H. Benson, Oswald Jacoby
No advanced mathematical knowledge to construct these three-dimensional mind bogglers; including pandiagonal and perfect cubes — many entirely new constructions, too. 111 figures.
|The Master Book of Mathematical Recreations |
by Fred Schuh
Many of these puzzles are entirely original; others have been treated in as original a way as possible, including domino puzzles, noughts and crosses, puzzles in mechanics, more. "Exceptionally good value." — Journal of Recreational Math.
|Mathemagic: Magic, Puzzles and Games with Numbers |
by Royal V. Heath
Easy techniques for multiplying large numbers mentally, identifying unknown numbers, determining the date of any day in any year, such entertainments as The Lost Digit, and Psychic Bridge. 76 illustrations.
|Mathematical Bafflers |
by Angela Dunn
158 truly challenging conundrums for the expert puzzlist. Algebraic amusements, geometric exercises, diophantine diversions, problems in logic and deduction, probability posers, insight puzzles and assorted number theory problems. 130 illustrations by Ed Kysar.
|Mathematical Brain Benders |
by Stephen Barr
Challenge yourself with over 100 fresh paradoxes, puzzles, riddles, conundrums, word and number games for the jaded, skeptical puzzlist. Over 100 pages of comprehensive answers. Approximately 300 illustrations.
|Mathematical Fun, Games and Puzzles |
by Jack Frohlichstein
This collection of puzzles and games introduces the basic ideas and operations of arithmetic. It presents 418 problems and 120 illustrations covering a wide range of topics: averages, fractions, decimals, percentages, more.
|Mathematical Magic |
by William Simon
Stimulating treasury of entertaining tricks, stunts, and magical effects based on such mathematical principles and ideas as magic squares, the Fibonacci Series, Moebius strips, cycloids, topology, and more.
|Mathematical Puzzles of Sam Loyd |
by Martin Gardner
Bizarre imagination, originality, trickiness, and whimsy characterize puzzles of Sam Loyd, America's greatest puzzler. Present selection from fabulously rare Cyclopedia. 150 period line drawings.
|Mathematical Puzzling |
by A. Gardiner
Challenging brainteasers using squares, cubes, polyhedra, prime numbers, chess pieces, and other subjects help high school students integrate simple techniques and complex problem-solving strategies in an enjoyable way. Solutions included. 1987 edition.
|Mathematical Recreations and Essays |
by W. W. Rouse Ball, H. S. M. Coxeter
This classic work offers scores of stimulating, mind-expanding games and puzzles: arithmetical and geometrical problems, chessboard recreations, magic squares, map-coloring problems, cryptography and cryptanalysis, much more. Includes 150 black-and-white line illustrations.
|Mathematical Recreations: Second Revised Edition |
by Maurice Kraitchik
Ranging from ancient Greek and Roman problems to modern applications and techniques, this book features 250 puzzles and problems — with solutions — from medieval European, Arabic, and Hindu sources.
|Mathematical Snapshots |
by H. Steinhaus
Numerous photographs and diagrams explain mathematical phenomena in series of thought-provoking expositions. From simple puzzles to more advanced problems, topics include psychology of lottery players, new and larger prime numbers, and more. 391 illustrations.
|Mathematics and Chess |
by Miodrag Petkovic
99 puzzles built around the chessboard. Arithmetical and probability problems, chessboard recreations, geometrical puzzles, mathematical amusements and games, more. Solutions.
|Mathematics, Magic and Mystery |
by Martin Gardner
Famed puzzle expert explains math behind a multitude of mystifying tricks: card tricks, stage "mind reading," coin and match tricks, counting out games, geometric dissections, etc. More than 400 tricks. 135 illustrations.