Magic Numbers of Dr.Matrix by Martin Gardner
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Magic Numbers of Dr.Matrix
By Martin Gardner

The Magic Numbers of Dr.Matrix

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Magic Numbers of Dr.Matrix by Martin Gardner

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In "The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix", Martin Gardner introduces us to this extraordinary man, Dr. Irving Joshua Matrix. Believed by many to be the greatest numerologist who ever lived, Dr. Matrix claims to be a reincarnation of Pythagoras. He was, however, completely unknown to the scientific community until Gardner wrote about him in "Scientific American" in 1960.That first report and the subsequent ones that appeared with each new encounter are collected here in their entirety. We follow Dr. Matrix as he roams the world and assumes new identities and discovers new manifestations of the power of numbers to explain and predict and entertain. Always at his side is his beautiful Eurasian daughter, Iva, who abets and protects her father in each new adventure. As you delve into "The Magic Numbers of Dr Matrix", you will master some significant combinatorial mathematics and number theory. The many remarkable puzzles of Dr. Matrix are all clearly answered in the back of the book, together with commentary and references by Gardner to enlighten the uninitiated and entertain the inquiring reader.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780879752828
ISBN-10: 0879752823
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 24mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner, the creator of Scientific American s "Mathematical Games" column, which he wrote for more than twenty-five years, is the author of almost one hundred books, including The Annotated Ancient Mariner, Martin Gardner s Favorite Poetic Parodies, From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr., and Science: Good, Bad and Bogus. For many years he was also a contributing editor to the Skeptical Inquirer."

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