Riddles of the Sphinx

Riddles of the Sphinx

And Other Mathematical Puzzle Tales

eBook - 1987
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"Solving these riddles is not simply a matter of logic and calculation, though these play a role. Luck and inspiration are factors as well, so beginners and experts alike may profitably exercise their wits on Gardner's problems, whose subjects range from geometry to word play to questions relating to physics and geology. We guarantee that you will solve some of these riddles, be stumped by others, and be amused by almost all of the stories and settings that Gardner has devised to raise these questions."--Back cover.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, Ă1987
ISBN: 9780883859476
0883859475
0883856328
9780883856321
0883856336
9780883856338
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations

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