The Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll: Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale

The Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll: Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale

by Lewis Carroll
     
 

Whimsically and delightfully presented mathematical recreations by the author of Alice in Wonderland are solved by arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, differential calculus and transcendental properties. 6 illustrations. Two books bound as one.  See more details below

Overview

Whimsically and delightfully presented mathematical recreations by the author of Alice in Wonderland are solved by arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, differential calculus and transcendental properties. 6 illustrations. Two books bound as one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486204932
Publisher:
Courier Corporation
Publication date:
06/01/1958
Series:
Dover Recreational Math Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
767,452
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Lewis Carroll (1832–98) was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, are rich repositories of his sparkling gifts for wordplay, logic, and fantasy.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 27, 1832
Date of Death:
January 14, 1898
Place of Birth:
Daresbury, Cheshire, England
Place of Death:
Guildford, Surrey, England
Education:
Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857
Website:
http://www.lewis-carroll-birthplace.org.uk/

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