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Mathematical Recreations and Essays

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Mathematical Recreations and Essays
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Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN/ASIN: 1603861564
Number of pages: 506

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This is a classic collection of mathematical recreations written by W.W. Rouse Ball around 1900. It is a comprehensive first source for information about magic squares, Platonic and Archimedian solids, "Knight's Tours" and other chessboard recreations, and just about any other variety of math-related puzzle you could name.

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