Puzzles in Math and Logic

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100 original problems in math and logic, featuring permutations, combinations, properties of numbers, algebra, solid and plane geometry, logic, and probability. Although only high school math is needed to solve these problems, even accomplished mathematicians are likely to find some surprises here. Complete and ingenious solutions provided for all problems. 31 drawings.
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Overview


100 original problems in math and logic, featuring permutations, combinations, properties of numbers, algebra, solid and plane geometry, logic, and probability. Although only high school math is needed to solve these problems, even accomplished mathematicians are likely to find some surprises here. Complete and ingenious solutions provided for all problems. 31 drawings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486222561
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/1971
  • Series: Dover Recreational Math Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 1,115,594
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Poker Hands
2. 100 Digits
3. The Chess Match
4. The Professor's Telephone Number
5. Houses and Wells
6. Four Points
7. The Case of the Curious Cube
8. Hexagons
9. An Unusual Number
10. Tossing Coins
11. The Chess Game
12. Father and Son
13. The Gambler
14. John's Cousins
15.-23. Multiplications
24. Dissecting the Chessboard
25. Foul Play
26. Weather Report
27. What Price Lunch?
28. Digits Equal Power
29. Additions
30. Additional Additions
31. Square Patterns
32. A Bag of Marbles
33. Ellipse
34. Another Curious Cube
35. The Race for the Division Championship
36. A Group of Numbers
37. Two Additions
38. Regarding Truth and Lies
39. Five Weights
40. Fewest Weighings
41.-51. More Additions
52. Another Chess Game
53. The Perfect Square
54. Object in Motion
55. Angles
56. The Better Hand
57. Pythagorean Parallelepiped
58. The Two-Tone Cube
59. The Baseball Season
60. Roulette
61. The Number Ring
62. The Poker Game
63.-64. More Multiplications
65. Area of Annulus
66. More Truth and Lies
67. Rows of Bushes
68. The Tenth Power
69. Card Trick
70.-76. Still More Multiplications
77. The Department Store
78. Half a Chessboard
79. The Chess Tournament
80. The Lock
81. Trees
82. Reducing the Fraction
83. Having a Ball
84. More Baseball
85. The Solar System
86. Hexagonal Numbers
87. Water Pipes
88. The Investment Counselor
89. Factors
90. The Cone
91. The Philanthropist
92. Find the Number
93. Apples
94. The Three-Way Duel
95. 7 + 8 = 12
96. Presidents
97. The Three-Way Race
98. Cities
99. Still More Truth and Lies
100. Lucky Thirteen
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