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by Pierre Berloquin
There are three loops in a tangle of rope. How many are independent, and how many are interlocked?<BR>Two knights stand on a chessboard. How many other knights must you add so that each square is occupied or threatened by a knight?<BR>Among six ...eBook
by Pierre Berloquin
<I>Follow the hour hand and minute hand of a clock for 24 hours. How many times do they form a right angle?<BR>Timothy's house has several rooms, each of which has an even number of doors, including doors that lead outside. Is the number of ...eBook
by Carlos Turver
<p data-version="1.1">A new improvement to the traditional martingale betting system increases the chances of winning when betting on the inside bets of roulette and on other high payout propositions in craps, sic bo, wheels of fortune etc.</p> ...eBook
by Mitani, Jun
<P><EM>Easily Create Origami with Curved Folds and Surfaces</EM></P> <P></P> <P>Origami-making shapes only through folding-reveals a fascinating area of geometry woven with a variety of representations. The world of origami has progressed ...eBook
by Henry E. Dudeney
For two decades, self-taught mathematician Henry E. Dudeney wrote a puzzle page, "Perplexities," for <I>The Strand Magazine.</I> Martin Gardner, longtime editor of <I>Scientific American</I>'s mathematical games column, hailed Dudeney as ...eBook
by Simonyi, Károly
<P>While the physical sciences are a continuously evolving source of technology and of understanding about our world, they have become so specialized and rely on so much prerequisite knowledge that for many people today the divide between the ...eBook
by Demaine, Erik D.
Martin Gardner has entertained the world with his puzzles for decades and inspired countless mathematicians and scientists. As he rounds out another decade, his colleagues are paying him tribute with this special collection that contains ...eBook
by Hubert, Lawrence
<P>For disciplines concerned with human well-being, such as medicine, psychology, and law, statistics must be used in accordance with standards for ethical practice. <STRONG>A Statistical Guide for the Ethically Perplexed</STRONG> illustrates ...eBook
by Bellhouse, David R.
<P>Extensively researched, this book traces the life and work of Abraham De Moivre as well as the state of probability and statistics in eighteenth-century Britain. It is the first extensive biography of De Moivre and is based on recently ...eBook
by Henry Ernest Dudeney
This book contains 430 activities including mathematical puzzles, brain teasers, illustrations, and many other math-based puzzles.<br><img src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/isbn-skoeyzeser/9781681059488.gif"> ...eBook
by Davis, Philip J
<P><EM>"Ah, I'm Pingree. We meet again. Splendid. Won't you sit down?"<BR>I looked around David's room. Short of the library stacks, I had never seen so many books piled into a single room. Where could I sit down? Every square inch of horizontaleBook
by Yakov Perelman
<p><br /> This book is different from other books of similar content, not in term of the material it contains but in term of the way this material is processed and presented. It does not only study the arithmetic topics studied in school, but ...eBook
by Yampolskiy, Roman V.
<P>A day does not go by without a news article reporting some amazing breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Many philosophers, futurists, and AI researchers have conjectured that human-level AI will be developed in the next 20 to 200 ...eBook
by Bollman, Mark
<P><EM>Understand the Math Underlying Some of Your Favorite Gambling Games </EM></P> <P><STRONG>Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind the Neon</STRONG> explains the mathematics involved in analyzing games of chance, including casino ...eBook
by Green, Tom
<P>Everything has a beginning. None was more profound-and quite as unexpected-than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen. What began on the ...eBook
by Igarashi, Yoshihide
<P>Exploring a vast array of topics related to computation, <STRONG>Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective</STRONG> covers the historical and technical foundation of ancient and modern-day computing. The book starts with the earliest ...eBook
by Baker, Ellie
<P>Designed for crafters, puzzle lovers, and pattern designers alike, <STRONG>Crafting Conundrums: Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist</STRONG> provides methods, challenges, and patterns that offer a springboard for creative ...eBook
by Hathout, Leith
A collection of short detective stories for young adults who are interested in applying high school level mathematics and physics to solving mysteries. The main character is Ravi, a 14-year-old math genius who helps the local police solve cases.eBook
by Popko, Edward S.
<P>This well-illustrated book-in color throughout-presents a thorough introduction to the mathematics of Buckminster Fuller's invention of the geodesic dome, which paved the way for a flood of practical applications as diverse as weather ...eBook
by Ziegler, Gunter M.
<P>The subject of mathematics is not something distant, strange, and abstract that you can only learn about-and often dislike-in school. It is in everyday situations, such as housekeeping, communications, traffic, and weather reports. Taking youeBook