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Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi: Martin Gardner's New Mathematical Diversions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date July 6, 2009
Pages 282
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521756075
ISBN-10 0521756073
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $59.99
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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, 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. It's the perfect stocking stuffer for the puzzle wizard on your list.

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from Cambridge Univ Pr (July 6, 2009)
9780521756075 | details & prices | 282 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $59.99
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9780521747011 | details & prices | 282 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.99
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