This is a collection of intriguing mathematical problems and activities arising from our everyday experience.
Table of Contents
Part I. Activities, Discussions and Problem Statements: 1. Distribution dilemmas; 2. Weird shapes; 3. Counting on the odds … and evens; 4. Dicing slicing and avoiding bad bits; 5. 'Impossible' paper tricks; 6. Tiling challenges; 7. Things that won't fall down; 8. Möbius madness; tortuous twists on a classic theme; 9. The infamous bicycle problem; 10. Making surfaces in 3 and 4 dimensional space; 11. Paradoxes in probability theory; 12. Don't turn around just once; 13. It's all in a square; 14. Bagel math; 15. Capturing chaos; 16. Who has the advantage?; 17. Laundry math; 18. Get knotted; 19. Tiling and walking; 20. Automata antics; 21. Bubble trouble; 22. Halves and doubles; 23. Playing with playing cards; 24. Map mechanics; 25. Weird lotteries; 26. Flipped out; 27. Parts that do not add up to their whole; 28. Making the sacrifice; 29. Problems in parity; 30. Chessboard maneuvers; Part II. Hints, Some Solutions and Further Thoughts: Part III. Solutions and Discussions.
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