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A bibliography of recreational mathematics

by William L. Schaaf

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Published by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Reston (Va.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(compiled and edited) by William L. Schaaf.
ContributionsNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 172p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21520299M
ISBN 100873531280

In this book, David Wells explores the fascinating connections between games and mathematics, proving that mathematics is not just about tedious calculation but imagination, insight and intuition. The first part of the book introduces games, puzzles and mathematical recreations, including knight tours on a . This is a topic that has been hit pretty well at MO in a few ways. The most related question would be favorite popular math book, which has 60 answers and many (more than 60) books mentioned, along with their author(s) and a short description.. The question how to write popular mathematics well has some related bits, too. And on a not-so-recreational-level, there is the question Examples of.

TITLE A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics, Volume 1. Fourth, Edition. INSTITUTION National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, Va. PUB DATE. NOTE p.; For related documents see Ed and ED. AVAILABLE FROM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Association Drive, Reston, Virginia An essential classic of recreational mathematics with a pithy chapter on polyhedra written by Coxeter. This plus many other interesting topics make this an excellent book. Thomas F. Banchoff, Beyond the Third Dimension: Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Higher Dimensions, W. H. Freeman,

  SOURCES IN RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. EIGHTH PRELIMINARY EDITION. DAVID SINGMASTER. Contact via the Puzzle Museum. Books about all areas of mathematics including the history of mathematics, recreational mathematics, and any other book exploring the wonders of math. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it .


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A bibliography of recreational mathematics by William L. Schaaf Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics, Volume 2. Schaaf, William L. This book is a partially annotated bibliography of books, articles and periodicals concerned with mathematical games, puzzles, tricks, amusements, and : William L.

Schaaf. Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography Bibliographie: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schaaf, William Leonard, Bibliography of recreational mathematics. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF recreational mathematics volume 3 A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF recreational mathematics VOLUME 3 William L. Schaaf Professor Emeritus Brooklyn College The City University of New York NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS Association Drive, Reston, Virginia "PERMISSION 10 REPRODUCE THIS COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL BY MICRO.

Get this from a library. Sources in recreational mathematics: an annotated bibliography. [David Singmaster]. This book is a partially annotated bibliography of books, articles and periodicals concerned with mathematical games, puzzles, tricks, amusements, and paradoxes.

Because the literature in recreational mathematics has proliferated to amazing proportions since Volume 2 of this series (ED ), Volume 3 is more than just an updating of the earlier : William L.

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Format: Paperback. (shelved 2 times as recreational-mathematics) avg rating — 1, ratings — published A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics, Volumes A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics, William Leonard Schaaf: Author: William Leonard Schaaf: Edition: 4, illustrated: Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote.

This book is a partially annotated bibliography of books, articles and periodicals concerned with mathematical games, puzzles, tricks, amusements, and paradoxes. Because the literature in recreational mathematics has proliferated to amazing proportions since Volume 2 of this series (ED ), Volume 3 is more than just an updating of the.

There is no review yet. Please check back later. The table of contents is not available. Tags. The book is intended for both the professional and amateur mathematician. This guide can serve as a place to look for source materials and will be helpful to students engaged in research.

Many non-technical references are included for the layman interested in mathematics as a hobby. The Journal of Recreational Mathematics was an American journal dedicated to recreational mathematics, started in It had generally been published quarterly by the Baywood Publishing Company, until it ceased publication with the last issue (vol number 2) published in Discipline: Recreational mathematics.

However, in his Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics, [ Schaaf does impose a classification by means of the chapter headings: arithmetical recreations, number theory as recreation, geometric recreations, topological recreations, magic squares and related configurations, PythagoreanFile Size: KB.

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The worst calculus book ever written. This was the s text in –95; it tries to give a Spivak-style rigorous presentation in colorful mainstream-calculus-book format and reading level.

Horrible. Take a look at it to see how badly written a mathematics book can be. Bridges to intermediate topics. CONTACT MAA. Mathematical Association of America 18th Street NW Washington, D.C.

Phone: () - Phone: () - Fax: () - Recreational Mathematics - Bibliography In general, read anything on a mathematical theme by Martin Gardner, and read any book by Ross Honsberger. I'm sure you can find many more books than I have time to list.

Also, I've listed the year my copy was published. Many of these books will have been reprinted since then, sometimes by different. Recreational mathematics This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. Some Books on Tessellations, Polyominoes & Recreational Mathematics that happen to be in my beloved, overflowing but perhaps underused library. A List in Progress (a long way to go) (Published in London unless otherwise stated) A Couple of scholarly Books on Tessellations alone: Grünbaum, Branko and Shephard,G.C., Tilings and Patterns An Introduction, New York: n.

Way Did the Bicycle Go?: And Other Intriguing Mathematical Mysteries by Joseph D. E. Konhauser 2. The Art and Craft of Problem Solving by Paul Zeitz atical Circles: Russian Experience (Mathematical World, Vol. 7) by Dmitri Fom. Find some puzzles, tricks, or magic stunts that are based on mathematics.

Write a paper describing the tricks and also indicate why they work. References: William Schaaf, A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics (Washington, D.C.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, ).

See also the Journal of Recreational Mathematics.Full Description:" National Mathematics Magazine gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc.

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