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Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi
by Martin Gardner


Overview - Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries. Read about Knuth's Word Ladders program and the latest developments in the digits of pi. Once again these timeless puzzles will charm readers while demonstrating principles of logic, probability, geometry, and other fields of mathematics.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521747011
  • ISBN-10: 0521747015
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: August 2009
  • Page Count: 282
  • Dimensions: 8.48 x 5.56 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.76 pounds

Series: New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library #1

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