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Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi

Martin Gardner's New Mathematical Diversions

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Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries. Read about Knuth's Word Ladders program and the latest developments in the digits of pi. Once again these timeless puzzles will charm readers while demonstrating principles of logic, probability, geometry, and other fields of mathematics.

Product code: 9780521747011

ISBN 9780521747011
Publisher Cambridge University Press
No. of pages 296
Dimensions H218xW140xS17
Series The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library
Martin Gardner returns to charm readers with the latest on packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. Read about Knuth's Word Ladders program, new ways of finding the digits of pi, and much much more.