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Description - The Lighter Side of Mathematics by Richard K. Guy

In August of 1986 a special conference on recreational mathematics was held at the University of Calgary to celebrate the founding of the Strens Collection. Leading practitioners of recreational mathematics from around the world gathered in Calgary to share with each other the joy and spirit of play that is to be found in recreational mathematics. It would be difficult to find a better collection of wonderful articles on recreational mathematics by a more distinguished group of authors. If you are interested in tessellations, Escher, tilings, Rubik's cube, pentominoes, games, puzzles, the arbelos, Henry Dudeney, or change ringing, then this book is for you.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780883855164
ISBN-10: 088385516X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 375
Imprint: Mathematical Association of America
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Publish Date: 5-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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