The Hinged Square & Other Puzzles

The Hinged Square & Other Puzzles

by Ivan Moscovich
     
 

A colorful square, dissected into four parts, with hinges marked in black. If you leave the blue piece fixed and swing the others around their hinges, a new shape will emerge. Can you guess just by looking what it will be? This is just one of the tricky geometrical gems that will make a puzzler’s mind work overtime. Try drawing a set of variously shaped

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A colorful square, dissected into four parts, with hinges marked in black. If you leave the blue piece fixed and swing the others around their hinges, a new shape will emerge. Can you guess just by looking what it will be? This is just one of the tricky geometrical gems that will make a puzzler’s mind work overtime. Try drawing a set of variously shaped polygons using only a compass and a ruler (no measuring allowed!), figuring out which of two sculptures is bigger (logic alone won’t give you the answer), and lots more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402716669
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Mastermind Collection Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.36(d)

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