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Can You Solve My Problems? : Ingenious, Perplexing, and Totally Satisfying Math and Logic Puzzles
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Puzzle lovers, rejoice! Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia. Armed with logic alone, you’ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then—with just a dash of high school math—you’ll tie a rope around the Earth, match wits with a cryptic wizard, and use four 4s to create every number from 1 to 50. (It can be done!) The ultimate casebook for daring puzzlers, Can You Solve My Problems? also tells the story of the puzzle—from ancient China to Victorian England to modern-day Japan. Grab your pencil and get puzzling!
Number of Pages: 338
Genre: Games, Mathematics
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Alex Bellos
Street Date: March 21, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-1473
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