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Mathematical Circus

More Games, Puzzles, Paradoxes, & Other Mathematical Entertainments From Scientific American ; With Thoughts From Readers, Afterthoughts From the Author, and 105 Drawings & Diagrams
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StatementMartin Gardner.
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LC ClassificationsQA95 .G289 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 272 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4401068M
ISBN 100394502078
LC Control Number79002035

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This is accomplished through a careful. A Gardner's Dozen—Martin's Scientific American Cover Stories Martin wrote about articles for Scientific American between andmost famously in his legendary "Mathematical Games" column starting in Jan Many of those articles are now viewed as classics, from his seminal piece on hexaflexagons in Dec —which led to the offer to write a regular column for the magazine.Mathematical Circus (Knopf,15 + pages), covers mostly the – columns.

It was subtitled "More Games, Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Other Mathematical Entertainments from Scientific American," and has a foreword by Donald E.

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