Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First 'Scientific American' Book of Puzzles and Games

4.25 avg rating
( 169 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780226282541: Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First 'Scientific American' Book of Puzzles and Games

These clearly and cleverly presented mathematical recreations of paradoxes and paperfolding, Moebius variations and mnemonics both ancient and modern delight and perplex while demonstating principles of logic, probability, geometry, and other mathematical fields.

"A classic."--Andrew Rothery, Times Education Supplement

"Martin Gardner has turned a trick as neat as any in the book itself. He has selected a group of diversions which are not only entertaining but mathematically meaningful as well. The result is a work which is rewarding on almost every level of mathematical achievement."--Miriam Hecht, Iscripta Mathematica

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press (1988)
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1988. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This book was the very first collection of Gardner's enormously popular 'Scientific American' columns, and its puzzles remain fresh and fascinating. Gardner has added a new afterword noting variations on games, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries made since the book's first publication. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0226282546

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 68.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press (1988)
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0226282546

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 64.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0226282546 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0226282546

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 65.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press (1988)
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110226282546

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 67.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press (1988)
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0226282546

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 72.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gardner, Martin
Published by University of Chicago Press
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0226282546 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0096562

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Gardner, Martin
ISBN 10: 0226282546 ISBN 13: 9780226282541
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97802262825411.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 128.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds