The Puzzle Universe: The History of Math in 315 Puzzles

The Puzzle Universe The History of Math in Puzzles A renowned puzzle master and game inventor presents new and traditional puzzles The Puzzle Universe is intended for general readers and devoted puzzlers It is about the latent beauty of mathematic

  • Title: The Puzzle Universe: The History of Math in 315 Puzzles
  • Author: Ivan Moscovich
  • ISBN: 9781770854758
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A renowned puzzle master and game inventor presents 315 new and traditional puzzles.The Puzzle Universe is intended for general readers and devoted puzzlers It is about the latent beauty of mathematics, its history, and the puzzles that have advanced and emerged from the science of numbers It is full of challenging historical facts, thinking puzzles, paradoxes, illusionsA renowned puzzle master and game inventor presents 315 new and traditional puzzles.The Puzzle Universe is intended for general readers and devoted puzzlers It is about the latent beauty of mathematics, its history, and the puzzles that have advanced and emerged from the science of numbers It is full of challenging historical facts, thinking puzzles, paradoxes, illusions, and problem solving.There are 315 puzzles in this book Extended captions explain in easy terms the value of the puzzles for mathematical and educational purposes, particularly in light of the findings of recent research This historical and pedagogical dimension sets The Puzzle Universe apart from similar books.The puzzles appear in a dynamic layout for a visual experience that is Ivan Moscovich s trademark There are ten chapters complete with answers Icons show the challenge rating and the tools needed pencil, scissors, ruler, and of course, brain to solve the puzzle.

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    1. I don't see any written reviews, so i'll write one. Beautifully illustrated puzzles ( many of them famous) and there are just tons of them. Highly recommended, one of the best puzzle books i've seen.

    2. Ivan Moscovich è uno dei più famosi progettisti di giochi. Ha già passato i 90 anni, quindi vi lascio immaginare quanto ha potuto fare negli anni. Questo libro è una coloratissima opera che di matematica non parla più di tanto, se non per avere una scusa per parlare di giochi, storici e moderni, da carta e penna, da tavola, o da manipolare. Soprattutto per quanto riguarda gli ultimi anni ho scoperto cose che non avevo mai sentito nominare. Il guaio è che la versione americana che ho acquis [...]

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