Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube (New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library #2) (Paperback)

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Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, which is the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns. He introduces young and old readers alike to the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, magic squares, the mathematics of cooling coffee, the induction game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court Palace, and many more mathematical puzzles and principles. Now the author, in consultation with experts, has added updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries, to challenge and fascinate a new generation of readers.
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ISBN: 9780521735247
ISBN-10: 0521735246
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library