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by Martin GARDNER

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Challenging mathematical games range from penny puzzles and card shuffles to a mathematical journey into the art of M. C. Escher and an attempt to visualize a four-dimensional object.

All Gardner's works were non-fiction except for two novels - The Flight of Peter Fromm (1973) and Visitors from Oz (1998) - and two collections of short pieces - The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix (1967, 1985) and The No-Sided Professor (1987).

Over a period of 24 years (January 1957 – December 1980), Martin Gardner wrote 288 consecutive monthly "Mathematical Games" columns for Scientific American magazine. During the next 7½ years, through June 1986, Gardner wrote 9 more columns, bringing his total to 297, as other authors wrote most of the "Mathematical Games" columns. The table below lists Gardner's columns.

297 pages : 22 cm. "From penny puzzles, card shuffles, and tricks of lightning calculators to roller coaster rides into the fourth dimension: a round-up of tantalizers from Scientific American.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-297).

And Martin Gardner was without parallel in being able to show how true that was. Gardner wrote dozens of books on puzzles and recreational maths – here are eight puzzles taken from them. I’ll post the answers in a few day. ut by then you will have solved them all, right? 1. Crazy cut.

Mathematical Carnival book. Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. He wrote the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American from 1956 to 1981, and published over 70 books. Books by Martin Gardner.

Carnival MARTIN GARDNER. THREE book collections of my Scientific American columns, pub- lished by Knopf, have gone out of print. T h e mathematical association o f america. Washington, D. 1989 From Penny Puzzles, Card Shuffles, and Tricks of Lightning Calculators. All three will be reprinted by the Mathematical Association of America. This, the first, will be followed by Mathematical Magic Show and Mathematical CL ' ICZLS. The original text has been left unaltered except for small correc- tions throughout.

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