The Puzzle Universe: The History of Math in 315 Puzzles download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ivan Moscovich

The Puzzle Universe: The History of Math in 315 Puzzles download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ivan Moscovich year 2015
  • Book name: The Puzzle Universe: The History of Math in 315 Puzzles
  • Author: Ivan Moscovich
  • Release date: 2015/11/19
  • Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781770854758
  • Rating: 9.47 of 10
  • Votes: 594
  • Review by: Angie Packer
  • Review rating: 8.39 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Total pages: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A renowned puzzle master and game inventor presents 315 new and traditional puzzles. The Puzzle Universe is intended for general readers and devoted puzzlers. It is about the latent beauty of mathematics, its history, and the puzzles that have advanced and emerged from the science of numbers. It is full of challenging historical facts, thinking puzzles, paradoxes, illusions, and problem solving. There are 315 puzzles in this book. Extended captions explain in easy terms the value of the puzzles for mathematical and educational purposes, particularly in light of the findings of recent research. This historical and pedagogical dimension sets The Puzzle Universe apart from similar books. The puzzles appear in a dynamic layout for a visual experience that is Ivan Moscovich's trademark. There are ten chapters complete with answers. Icons show the challenge rating and the tools needed (pencil, scissors, ruler, and of course, brain) to solve the puzzle.The chapters are: Thinking about Playthinks and Your Brain; Beginnings, Greek Maths, Geometry and The Ahmes' Puzzle; Primes, Magic Squares and Queen Dido's Problem; Points, Topology and Euler's Seven Bridges Puzzle; Knights And Queens, Cutting Cakes and The Mystery of the Pendulum; Science, Dimensions, Randomness and The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle; Infinity, Impossible, Mixed Hats and Mixing Tea with Milk Puzzle; Paradoxes, Cellular Automata, Hollow Cube and Night Crossing Puzzle; Perception, Illusions, Parity and Puzzles about Truth and Lies of Ray; Answers. With this book, Ivan Moscovich invites readers to join him in the puzzle universe, a pleasant environment of creative discovery, problem solving, fun and enjoyment.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 25H46M7S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Science, History Of Mathematics, Popular Science
  • Available formats: JPG, TXT, WORD, PDF, DOCX, DOC, EPUB, JPEG. Compressed in RAR, DEB, CBR, AZW4, ZIP, TZ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 49.60 USD
  • Dimensions: 235x267x33.02mm
  • Weight: 1,778.08g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Willowdale, Canada
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