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#### Mathematical Snippets

Wide World Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95From nutritional labels and box office statistics to terabytes and megapixels, the 21st century world is awash in numbers. How can the average Joe or Jane make sense of all that data? The key, Theoni Pappas argues, is math. In Mathematical Snippets, she draws readers into the fascinating world of math without overwhelming them with mind-numbing... more...

#### 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$ 31.95On 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...