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Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi

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  • Page extent: 208 pages
  • Size: 216 x 138 mm
  • Weight: 0.24 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521735254)

Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi
Cambridge University Press
9780521756150 - Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi - Martin Gardner’s First Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Games - By Martin Gardner
Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
viii
Introduction to the First Edition
ix
Preface to the Second Edition
xiii
1     Hexaflexagons
1
2     Magic with a Matrix
16
3     Nine Problems
24
4     Ticktacktoe
37
5     Probability Paradoxes
48
6     The Icosian Game and the Tower of Hanoi
63
7     Curious Topological Models
73
8     The Game of Hex
82
9     Sam Loyd: America's Greatest Puzzlist
94
10    Mathematical Card Tricks
109
11    Memorizing Numbers
115
12    Nine More Problems
123
13    Polyominoes
137
14    Fallacies
157
15    Nim and Tac Tix
166
16    Left or Right?
177
Index
189



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