Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

Ed Pegg Jr, Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers

April 20, 2009 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Reference - 220 Pages
ISBN 9781568814476 - CAT# K00440

USD$57.95

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Summary

In this volume, world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians continue the tradition of honoring Martin Gardner, who inspired them to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. This edited collection contains a variety of articles connected to puzzles, magic, and/or mathematics, including the history behind given puzzles, solitaire puzzles, two-person games, and mathematically interesting objects. Topics include tangrams, peg solitaire, sodoku, coin-weighing problems, anamorphoses, and more!

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