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#### Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95From one of the world?s most beloved popular writers on mathematics, a fun and challenging collection of games, puzzles, stories, and more more...

#### Giochi e percorsi matematici

Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.95Spesso i giochi danno lo spunto per affrontare argomenti matematici interessanti e significativi. Si tratta di un punto di partenza stimolante per accedere alla matematica, come gli autori hanno potuto verificare in occasione di molte lezioni-laboratorio tenute con studenti delle scuole superiori in Italia, Svizzera, Germania e Stati Uniti: da tale... more...

#### Do I Count?

CRC Press 2013; US$ 31.95The subject of mathematics is not something distant, strange, and abstract that you can only learn about?and often dislike?in school. It is in everyday situations, such as housekeeping, communications, traffic, and weather reports. Taking you on a trip into the world of mathematics, Do I Count? Stories from Mathematics describes in a clear and captivating... more...

#### A Lifetime of Puzzles

CRC Press 2008; US$ 57.95Martin Gardner has entertained the world with his puzzles for decades and inspired countless mathematicians and scientists. As he rounds out another decade, his colleagues are paying him tribute with this special collection that contains contributions from some of the most respected puzzlemasters, magicians and mathematicians, including: - John H.... more...

#### Mathematical Mind-Benders

CRC Press 2007; US$ 27.95Peter Winkler is at it again. Following the enthusiastic reaction to Mathematical Puzzles: A Connoisseur's Collection, Peter has compiled a new collection of elegant mathematical puzzles to challenge and entertain the reader. The original puzzle connoisseur shares these puzzles, old and new, so that you can add them to your own anthology. This book... more...

#### Crimes and Mathdemeanors

CRC Press 2007; US$ 17.95A collection of short detective stories for young adults who are interested in applying high school level mathematics and physics to solving mysteries. The main character is Ravi, a 14-year-old math genius who helps the local police solve cases. Each chapter is a detective story with a mathematical puzzle at its core that Ravi is able to solve. The... more...

#### Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

CRC Press 2009; US$ 57.95In this volume, world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians continue the tradition of honoring Martin Gardner, who inspired them to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. This edited collection contains a variety of articles connected to... more...

#### Homage to a Pied Puzzler

CRC Press 2009; US$ 57.95The tradition of honoring Martin Gardner continues with this edited collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. Contributing authors include world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and... more...

#### Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving

CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.99A Classroom-Tested, Alternative Approach to Teaching Math for Liberal Arts Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking uses puzzles and paradoxes to introduce basic principles of mathematical thought. The text is designed for students in liberal arts mathematics courses. Decision-making situations that progress... more...

#### The Handy Math Answer Book

Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.95From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters... more...