Can You Solve My Problems?

A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

by Alex Bellos

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  • 9781783351145
  • 9781783351169

A good puzzle is ingenious, frustrating and a-ha!-inducing. In this entertaining and utterly addictive book, Bellos will challenge you to pit your wits against pangrams, hidatos, chessboard puzzles and a Singaporean schoolchild's maths paper. Piece of cake, right? Only if you know the scientific method for cutting cake correctly.

Organised from easy-peasy to ninja level - with stories of puzzle mysteries, histories and scandals along the way this book will make your hippocampus happy.


  • Guardian Faber Publishing; November 2016
  • ISBN: 9781783351169
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Can You Solve My Problems?
  • Author: Alex Bellos
  • Imprint: Guardian Faber Publishing
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781783351145
  • 9781783351169

About The Author

Alex Bellos is brilliant on all things mathematical. He has a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from Oxford University. His bestselling books Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass have been translated into more than 20 languages. He is the co-author of a mathematical colouring book, Snowflake, Seashell, Star, and he has launched an elliptical pool table, LOOP. He writes a popular maths blog and a puzzle blog for the Guardian.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781783351145
  • 9781783351169