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#### 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...

#### The Puzzler's Dilemma

Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74The Puzzler's Dilemma explores the world of classic logic puzzles, and tells the amazing stories behind them, from the Lighthouse of Alexandria to code-breaking with the Enigma machine. Here are brain teasers that even maths whizzes have never seen explained by a mind as nimble and playful as Derrick Niederman's, the author of Number Freak and the... more...

#### Number Freak

Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00A compulsively readable look at the secret language of numbers- their role in nature, movies, science, and everything in between. What do Fight Club , wallpaper patterns, George Balanchine's Serenade , and Italian superstitions have in common? They're all included in the entry for the number 17 in this engaging book about numbers- detailing their... more...

#### Letters to a Young Mathematician

Basic Books 2007; US$ 15.00Inspiration and guidance for aspiring mathematicians more...

#### Unexpected Expectations

CRC Press 2012; US$ 43.95Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball explores how paradoxical challenges involving mathematical expectation often necessitate a reexamination of basic premises. The author takes you through mathematical paradoxes associated with seemingly straightforward applications of mathematical expectation and shows how these... more...

#### Puzzles from Penrose the Mathematical Cat

Wide World Publishing 2013; US$ 9.95The famous mathematical cat Penrose takes us on a trip though puzzleland, while sharing fascinating and challenging puzzles in this uniquely designed mini book. Each page's puzzle is introduced by our star Penrose or one of his quirky friends. Readers are treated to page after page of Penrose antics and problems, while the over 100 mind teasers... more...

#### Mathematical Games and Pastimes

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Mathematical Games and Pastimes focuses on numerical solutions to mathematical games and pastimes. The book first discusses the binary system of notation and the system of notation with the base three. Congruences, Pythagorean and Heronic triples, and arithmetical pastimes are explained. The text takes a look at the nature of numerical tricks. Guessing... more...