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Mathematical Brain Benders by Stephen Barr

Mathematical Brain Benders by Stephen Barr
Mathematical Brain Benders by Stephen Barr
SKU: 2211084
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Brain bent? These puzzles will stretch and fill it, without requiring calculus or higher mathematics. Just bring a modicum of algebra, geometry, sense and a sense of humor, with a willingness to watch your mind become a Moebius strip in action.
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Format: Trade paperback

Condition: vg- mildly used well-maintained condition, minor shelf wear

Size: 5.25"x8.0"

Pages: 224pp, 1982 edition


Mathematical Brain Benders lays out the challenge: over 100 fresh paradoxes, puzzles, riddles, conundrums, word and number games for the jaded, skeptical puzzlist. Can anything new be done in this discipline? Try The Striped Whatsis, The Hi-o set, Unique Parts of Letters, The Pseudo-Moebius Strip and 61 other full-length trials. Then refresh yourself in A Submiscellany of Short Puzzles (More or Less from Everyday Life). What is unusual about the pose of Rodin's statue, "The Thinker"? How many 2-digit, positive whole numbers are there? Excluding Alaska, what is the most northerly part of the U.S.?

Brain bent? These puzzles will stretch and fill it, without requiring calculus or higher mathematics. Just bring a modicum of algebra, geometry, sense and a sense of humor, with a willingness to watch your mind become a Moebius strip in action.
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