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#### Do I Count?

CRC Press 2013; US$ 31.95On the Number Line 3?Can Bees Count? 5?Can Chickens Compute? 10?And the Name of the Rose 13?Bad Luck? 42?The Answer to Everything? 91?The Numbers on the Bone 1729?Hardy?s Taxi 119/100?High Percentages ??As Beautiful as the Mona Lisa? ??1?Victim of a Character Assassination ? 0 ?The End of the Number Line? The Never-Ending Story of Prime Numbers... more...

#### A Lifetime of Puzzles

CRC Press 2008; US$ 57.95This nice collection of articles is a lovely tribute to Martin Gardner, the great magician, entertainer, and father of modern recreational mathematics. It will bring many happy moments to the readers keen on exploring connections between puzzles, magic, and mathematics. ? Zentralblatt MATH , February 2009 The articles include puzzles, personal recollections... more...

#### Mathematical Mind-Benders

CRC Press 2007; US$ 27.95The puzzles, in general, are witty, entertaining, and, as promised, had surprising conclusions. The very bright undergraduates whom I asked to review the book really liked it; they had not seen these puzzles before and found the book a great collection of mathematical challenges, as I did. ?Joyce Fisher, Mathematics Teacher , August 2008 ? the... more...

#### Crimes and Mathdemeanors

CRC Press 2007; US$ 17.95Midwest Book Review Bookwatch, August 2007 is a truly delightful book that should inspire many a high school student, bored with classroom ?word problems,? to take a second look at the subject with fresh eyes. The more so if they realize that the author is, like them, a high school student! In Leith Hathout?s talented writing I detect the next Martin... more...

#### Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

CRC Press 2009; US$ 57.95Preface In Memoriam Frank Harary Gary Chartrand Harary Jeremiah Farrell Spin a Tale The Ig Nobel Prizes Stanley Eigen Martin Gardner and Paperfolding David Lister . . . Nothing but Confusion? Anamorphoses with Double Meaning Istvan Orosz Ponder a Puzzle Peg Solitaire with Diagonal Jumps George I. Bell The... more...

#### Homage to a Pied Puzzler

CRC Press 2009; US$ 57.95The final section tells the stories of how various mathematical games were invented, and if you are a fan of them gives many that you might not have heard of before. ... whether you are interested in puzzles, origami or card tricks, it has them all. ... If you are bored with doing Sudoku and fancy reading about games of a similar ilk, then this is... more...

#### Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving

CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.99Graphs: Puzzles and Optimization Graphical Representation and Search Greedy Algorithms and Dynamic Programming Shortest Paths, DNA Sequences, and GPS Systems Routing Problems and Optimal Circuits Traveling Salesmen and Optimal Orderings Vertex Colorings and Edge Matchings Logic: Rational Inference and Computer Circuits Inductive and... more...

#### Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's brand-new book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations. In addition to the fascinating formulae and thrilling theorems familiar... 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...

#### Why Do Buses Come in Threes?

Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 6.13With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between a rugby player taking a conversion and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions... more...