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- Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 22.00
This book contains more than 150 games, puzzles and investigations designed to motivate everyone interested in mathematics. Many of the activities encourage creative thinking and practical work. The book provides a resource of ideas for all those concerned with mathematical education. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 22.00
This book follows the tradition of the highly successful books, Mathematical Activities and More Mathematical Activities by the same author. It contains a further 133 puzzles, investigations, games, projects and applications of mathematics, together with a commentary which provides solutions and additional ideas. These activities are suitable for use... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 22.00
A resource book which looks at the design of mechanisms, for example gears and linkages, through the eyes of a mathematician. There are a wide variety of examples including car steering, anglepoise lamps, bicycles, cine cameras, folding push chairs and the design of robots. Readers are encouraged to make models throughout and to look for further examples... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 16.00
This book follows the successful Amazing Mathematical Amusement Arcade by the same author. It contains a further 128 puzzles and games designed to challenge people of all ages. The subjects range from matchsticks and coins to chocolate manufacture and expeditions across Dartmoor. The second part of the book contains a commentary giving hints and solutions. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 14.00
Mathematical Cavalcade follows the very successful Amazing Mathematical Amusement Arcade and The Mathematical Funfair by the same author. It contains a further 131 puzzles to challenge people of all ages. Hints and solutions are given in a commentary at the back of the book. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 16.00
A Mathematical Pandora's Box has been written in response to the success of Brian Bolt's earlier mathematical puzzle books. Through his own experience, the author has discovered a worldwide interest in these and similar puzzles. Not only do they stimulate creative thinking but they can also open up new areas of mathematics to the reader. This book... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 14.00
A Mathematical Jamboree follows the very successful puzzle books by the same author. It contains 114 puzzles and activities to challenge people of all ages. There is a detailed commentary at the end of the book, giving solutions and explanations, together with the occasional follow-up problem. more...