Recreations in Mathematics
by H E. Licks
Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company 1917
Number of pages: 163
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 students and mathematical amateurs.
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Contents: Chess and mathematics; Connection puzzles; Grid determination puzzles; Logic puzzles; Magic squares; Mathematical games; Mathematical puzzles; Mechanical puzzles; Number placement; Paper folding; Polyforms; Publications; Tiling puzzles.
by Henry Ernest Dudeney - Nelson
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics is often of great service, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.
by W. S. Andrews - Open Court Publishing Company
The essays that appear in this book cover topics such as magic squares, magic cubes, the Franklin squares, magics and Pythagorean numbers, the theory of reversions, magic circles, spheres, and stars, and magic octahedroids, among other things.
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.