The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions

@inproceedings{Gardner1959The2S,
  title={The 2nd Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions},
  author={Martin Gardner},
  year={1959}
}
This delightful collection of Martin Gardner's mathematical entertainments introduces readers to the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, magic squares, the mathematics of cooling coffee, an update of the Induction Game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court Palace, and many more mathematical puzzles and principles. Reading Gardner is like watching a dazzling performance by a magician who explains every trick so quickly and neatly that each explanation seems… CONTINUE READING

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