Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi: Martin Gardner's New Mathematical Diversions (The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library)

  • Publish Date: 2009-07-31
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Martin Gardner
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Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, proofs, and other developments and discoveries. Read about Knuth's Word Ladders program and the latest developments in the digits of pi. Once again these timeless puzzles will charm readers while demonstrating principles of logic, probability, geometry, and other fields of mathematics. It's the perfect stocking stuffer for the puzzle wizard on your list.