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Book of Curious and Interesting Puzzles (Dover Recreational Math)“Of immense interest to those who enjoy recreational maths and puzzles . . . even the most hardened puzzler will find something new.” — Mathematical GazettePuzzles are as old as history itself, following an arc like that of technology: centuries of slow progress, followed by rapid expansion in the 1800s, and an explosion of activity in the twentieth century. This collection by bestselling author David Wells, a Cambridge math scholar and teacher, follows that pattern. Its first part is devoted …

Mind's Eye GeometryEach of the diagrams in this book poses a geometrical puzzle which has to solved simply by looking, thinking and imagining. For instance, what would you see if you look further into that hollow cube? By making models or using the cut-outs in the back of the book it is possible to check answers….

More Mathematical CuriositiesA further collection of colourful models offering insights and mathematical concepts and including a minibook of background information and further ideas….

Mathematical Curiosities: To Cut Out and Glue TogetherAll the colourful models in this collection, when cut out and glued together have curious and interesting properties. Some rotate, some fold and unfold, some twist and others fit together in unexpected ways. A minibook is included which gives background information and further ideas….

Rational Amusement for Winter Evenings,: Or, a Collection of Above 200 Curious and Interesting Puzzles and Paradoxes Relating to Arithmetic, Geometry, ... Plates. Designed Chiefly for Young Persons.All the colourful models in this collection, when cut out and glued together have curious and interesting properties. Some rotate, some fold and unfold, some twist and others fit together in unexpected ways. A minibook is included which gives background information and further ideas….

Rational amusement for winter evenings or, A collection of above 200 curious and interesting puzzles and paradoxesRational amusement for winter evenings, or, A collection of above 200 curious and interesting puzzles and paradoxes relating to arithmetic, geometry, geography, &c. with their solutions, and four plates, designed chiefly for young persons. This book, “Rational amusement for winter evenings or, A collection of above 200 curious and interesting puzzles and paradoxes”, by John Jackson, is a replication of a book originally published before 1821. It has been restored by human beings, page by page…

Rational Amusement for Winter Evenings, Or, a Collection of Above 200 Curious and Interesting Puzzles and Paradoxes Relating to Arithmetic, Geometry,This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of t…