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Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube

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  • 7 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 248 pages
  • Size: 216 x 138 mm
  • Weight: 0.29 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521735247)

Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube
Cambridge University Press
9780521756105 - Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube - Martin Gardner's Mathematical Diversions - By Martin Gardner
Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
viii
Introduction
ix
1     The Five Platonic Solids
1
2     Tetraflexagons
11
3     Henry Ernest Dudeney: England's Greatest Puzzlist
20
4     Digital Roots
32
5     Nine Problems
39
6     The Soma Cube
51
7     Recreational Topology
66
8     Phi: The Golden Ratio
76
9     The Monkey and the Coconuts
91
10    Mazes
98
11    Recreational Logic
106
12    Magic Squares
117
13    James Hugh Riley Shows, Inc.
129
14    Nine More Problems
139
15    Eleusis: The Induction Game
151
16    Origami
160
17    Squaring the Square
173
18    Mechanical Puzzles
194
19    Probability and Ambiguity
204
20    The Mysterious Dr. Matrix
218
Index
229



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