The Air Force Brain Booster Book
by John C. Sparks
Publisher: Air Force Publication 2006
Number of pages: 58
A collection of fiftytwo activities loosely placed into three categories: puzzles, patterns, or curios. The puzzles exercise the use of various logical and problem-solving skills as taught in mathematics and English. Since traditionally mathematics has been one of the primary tools used to explore patterns, many of the patterns and curios presented are mathematical in nature.
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by W. W. Rouse Ball - Macmillan
This is a classic collection of mathematical recreations, a comprehensive source for information about magic squares, Platonic and Archimedian solids, chessboard recreations, and just about any other variety of math-related puzzle you could name.
by Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski - Cambridge University Press
This fascinating look at combinatorial games, that is, games not involving chance or hidden information, offers updates on standard games such as Go and Hex, on impartial games, and on aspects of games with infinitesimal values.
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and co
Here you see Carroll the mathematician at his playful best. This isn't about modern symbolic logic but about ways of expressing classical logic with symbols. It's loaded with amusing problems to delight any mathematical puzzler.
by H E. Licks - D. Van Nostrand Company
The object of this book is to afford recreation for an idle hour and to excite the interest of young students in further mathematical inquiries. The topics discussed have therefore been selected with a view toward interesting mathematical amateurs.