Leonardo's Mirror & Other Puzzles

Leonardo's Mirror & Other Puzzles

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by Ivan Moscovich
     
 

The picture in the puzzle looks like a simple flower, with four red petals, inside a square. But to solve the mathematical problem—finding the total area of those petals—you’ll have to think outside the box and do some fast figuring. Some of these great puzzles have ancient roots, others come from Leonardo da Vinci’s work; and every

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The picture in the puzzle looks like a simple flower, with four red petals, inside a square. But to solve the mathematical problem—finding the total area of those petals—you’ll have to think outside the box and do some fast figuring. Some of these great puzzles have ancient roots, others come from Leonardo da Vinci’s work; and every one’s a classic. Not only will these conundrums provoke hours of thought, but the images look great, too, with pictures that range from cartoon rabbits to time-lapse photography of the sky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402716676
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Mastermind Collection Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Leonardo's Mirror & Other Puzzles 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
when i read books like this it takes me a while to recover from my lapse in reality.THIS IS A GREAT BOOK TO READ IF YOU ARE GOING N A ROAD TRIP,and need activities to pass the time.Or if you are in math class an don't want to spend your time on algebra.
serviceKP More than 1 year ago
I like puzzles like these, too, and was surprised to see it at such a great price. The receiver is only 12 but smart as a whip, and likes presents that involve some thinking or doing something challenging. I feel a bargain like this goes well with a gift card.
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