Game Set and Math

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486150963
Release Date: 2013-02-04
Genre: Mathematics

Twelve essays take a playful approach to mathematics, investigating the topology of a blanket, the odds of beating a superior tennis player, and how to distinguish between fact and fallacy.

Fearful Symmetry

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486477589
Release Date: 2010-08
Genre: Science

"From the shapes of clouds to dewdrops on a spider's web, this accessible book employs the mathematical concepts of symmetry to portray fascinating facets of the physical and biological world. More than 120 figures illustrate the interaction of symmetry with dynamics and the mathematical unity of nature's patterns"--

The Puzzle Instinct

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253217083
Release Date: 2004-02
Genre: Mathematics

"Humans are the only animals who create and solve puzzles—for the sheer pleasure of it—and there is no obvious genetic reason why we would do this. Marcel Danesi explores the psychology of puzzles and puzzling, with scores of classic examples. His pioneering book is both entertaining and enlightening." —Will Shortz, Crossword Editor, The New York Times "... Puzzle fanatics will enjoy the many riddles, illusions, cryptograms and other mind-benders offered for analysis." —Psychology Today "... a bristlingly clear... always intriguing survey of the history and rationale of puzzles.... [A] splendid study...." —Knight Ridder Newspapers

Versus

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015057955158
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Semantics


Mathe Magie

Author: Arthur Benjamin
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641148478
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Genre: Self-Help

Zaubern mit Zahlen – wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, muss PISA nicht mehr fürchten Wer glaubt, Mathematik sei eine trockene Angelegenheit und Kopfrechnen eine unnötige Quälerei, der irrt sich gewaltig. Denn nach der Lektüre dieses Buches ist es für jeden ein Leichtes, Rechenoperationen mit vier- und fünfstelligen Zahlen in Sekundenschnelle im Kopf auszuführen. Und was wie Zauberei wirkt, ist letztendlich nichts anderes als mathematische Logik, die jedermann beherrschen kann und die dazu noch richtig Spaß macht. • So wird Kopfrechnen kinderleicht! • Mit zahlreichen Übungen und Lösungen

Ancient Puzzles

Author: Dominic Olivastro
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: CORNELL:31924067029268
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Games

Offers a popular history of mathematics focusing on puzzles that civilizations throughout history have posed for education and entertainment

Books in Print

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105015915866
Release Date: 1989
Genre: American literature


Das Mathebuch

Author: Clifford A. Pickover
Publisher:
ISBN: 9089982809
Release Date: 2013
Genre: