7 edition of **Entertaining mathematical teasers and how to solve them** found in the catalog.

- 25 Want to read
- 39 Currently reading

Published
**1983**
by Dover Publications in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematical recreations.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | J.A.H. Hunter. |

Series | Dover books on mathematical and world recreations |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA95 .H778 1983 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 109 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 109 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL3498168M |

ISBN 10 | 0486245004 |

LC Control Number | 82018298 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 8846128 |

Here are great brain teasers popularized by prolific and influential writer Martin Gardner, which appeared in his books from The Arrow Book of Brain Teasers (Scholastic Book Services, ) to My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles (Dover, ). Several of the images are courtesy of ThinkFun/ ASCD Customer Service. Phone Monday through Friday a.m p.m. ASCD () Address North Beauregard St. Alexandria, VA

There are coffins and men who need them. The undertaker asks the first man to go to every coffin and open them. Then he tells the second man to go to every one and close it. The third one goes to every third coffin and so on. How do you go from 98 to using just one letter? I am a number with a couple of friends, quarter a dozen, and. And Martin Gardner was without parallel in being able to show how true that was. Gardner wrote dozens of books on puzzles and recreational maths – here are eight puzzles taken from them.

Fun book. Of the , about 90 of them were new to me. After going through some of these riddles, I sort of got the jist of them. I read through them and then picked some and asked my significant others if they could solve them, so it was interactive in that it /5(74). Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles Martin Gardner. No one outdoes Martin Gardner in writing about mathematics in an understandable way. This book contains some of the best puzzles that Gardner has encountered and of course, he describes them in his own clear style that makes them so easy to understand. Solutions are included; the level of.

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Entertaining Mathematical Teasers and How to Solve Them book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. math teasers and 40 alphametic /5(2). This book contains an engrossing collection of easy mathematical teasers that will prove that math can be fun.

All the problems can be solved using simple mathematical thinking. These teasers are presented as riddle-like problems that involved familiar situations and quantities. The book includes math teasers and 40 alphametics/5(2). Written in a light and witty style, Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles is a mixture of old and new riddles, grouped into sections that cover a variety of mathematical topics: money, speed, plane and solid geometry, probability, topology, tricky puzzles, and more.

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ENTERTAINING MATHEMATICAL BRAIN-TEASERS. Forward. Contents. Back cover. Review. Sample. Playing with mathematical riddles can be an intriguing and fun-filled pastime -- as popular science writer Martin Gardner proves in this entertaining collection. Puzzlists need only an elementary knowledge of math and a will to resist looking up the answer before trying to solve a problem/5(62).

Entertaining Mathematical Teasers - and How to Solve Them, Dover Publ.ISBN Part: Alphametics (p, 40 problems) Steven Kahan HAVE SOME SUMS TO SOLVE, the completest alphametics book, Baywood Publ.

Company, Inc., Amityville, New York, ISBNp (51 problems) Steven Kahan AT LAST!. Description: Playing with mathematical riddles can be an intriguing and fun-filled pastime — as popular science writer Martin Gardner proves in this entertaining collection. Puzzlists need only an elementary knowledge of math and a will to resist looking up the answer before trying to.

With this engrossing collection of easier mathematical teasers, J. Hunter sets out to prove that math can be fun. The famous puzzle-maker challenges readers to employ simple mathematical thinking to solve intriguing, riddle-like problems.

My Best Mathematical And Logic Puzzles The noted expert selects 70 of his favorite "short" puzzles, including such mind-bogglers as The Returning Explorer, The Mutilated Chessboard, Scrambled Box Tops, and dozens more involving logic and basic math/5(). A cryptarithm is a genre of mathematical puzzle in which the digits are replaced by letters of the alphabet or other symbols.

In "Entertaining Mathematical Teasers and How to Solve Them"© N O G U N + N O H U N T J. H., Entertaining Mathematical Teasers and How to Solve Them, Dover, New York. Puzzlists need only an elementary knowledge of math and a will to resist looking up the answer before trying to solve a problem.

Written in a light and witty style, Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles is a mixture of old and new riddles, grouped into sections that cover a variety of mathematical topics: money, speed, plane and solid geometry.

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Hunter: How to Solve Mathematical Problems by Wayne A. Wickelgren: Ingenious Mathematical Problems and Methods by L. Graham. Brain teasers for kids differ from other complex or abstract problems because they’re usually done for fun. Although you can use them to analyze problem solving and critical thinking skills, they’re often used as an amusing activity to encourage logical and lateral thinking, or thinking “outside the box.” 45 Brain teasers for : Laney Kennedy.

Mathematical Games and How to Play Them This refreshingly authoritative look at recreational mathematics illustrates winning strategies that use the methods of algebra, geometry, number theory, combinatorics, and graph theory.ENTERTAINING MATHEMATICAL TEASERS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM by J.

A. H. Hunter Dover Publications, Inc.,pp., ISBN Math, not for math's sake, but for recreation: here is a collection of story teasers, with solutions, plus 40 alphametics, with answers. Many hours of mathematically mind-stretching entertainment.A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : George Grätzer.