Divide a rectangular cake into five even pieces, calculate the cost of running a successful casino, figure out the maximum number of losses on the road to winning the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, and solve other amusing and challenging puzzles — including a mathematical brainteaser involving a couple of holes of golf on the surface of the moon.
In addition to logical puzzles and mathematical paradoxes, this original collection features a variety of word problems and sports-related riddles. The puzzles, which vary in complexity from playful propositions to tough mathematical conundrums, are suitable for ages 12 and up. Detailed solutions appear at the end.
Dover Publications; August 2013
- ISBN 9780486315706
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Golf on the Moon
- Author: Dick Hess
Imprint: Dover Publications
About The Author
Dick Hess has a Ph.D. in physics from UC Berkeley. He worked for Logicon, Inc., for 27 years as a solver of technical and management problems in the field of aerospace.