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Product Description: A journalist and aspiring “speedcuber” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the Cube’s rise to iconic status around the globe and the lessons that can be learned through solving it...read more

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9781501121920 | Touchstone Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A journalist and aspiring “speedcuber” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the Cube’s rise to iconic status around the globe and the lessons that can be learned through solving it.

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Product Description: A New York Times Bestseller"Arthur Benjamin . . . joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance."-Bill NyeThe Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples-from ice-cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares-this book revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plus Fibonacci numbers, infinity, and, of course, mathematical magic tricks...read more

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9780465054725 | Basic Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A New York Times bestsellerThe Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school.

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9780465096213 | Basic Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller"Arthur Benjamin .

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Product Description: This book is a collection of over 200 problems that David Singmaster has composed since 1987. Some of the math problems have appeared in his various puzzle columns for BBC Radio and TV, Canadian Broadcasting, Focus (the UK popular science magazine), Games and Puzzles, the Los Angeles Times, Micromath, London's Puzzle a Day and the Weekend Telegraph...read more

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9789814663632 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2016, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: This book is a collection of over 200 problems that David Singmaster has composed since 1987.

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9789814663649 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: "I believe the book will be welcome by amateur, as well as professional, metagrobologists.

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Product Description: "The book is small but offers a rich collection of interesting problems - puzzles, if you will – not requiring math knowledge beyond high, and many middle, school level." Ctk Insights "Almost all of the problems are fresh or at least have an extra complication to it...read more

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9789814740975 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, May 15, 2016, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Population Explosion and Other Mathematical Puzzles is a wonderful addition to Dr Dick Hess's previous successful books, Mental Gymnastics: Recreational Mathematical Puzzles, Golf on the Moon, (Dover Publishing, 2011 and 2014 respectively) and Number-Crunching Math Puzzles (Puzzlewright, 2013), a republication of All-Star Mathlete Puzzles (Sterling Publishing, 2009).

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9789814733755 | 1 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, May 15, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: "The book is small but offers a rich collection of interesting problems - puzzles, if you will – not requiring math knowledge beyond high, and many middle, school level.

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Product Description: Students love math games and puzzles, but how much are they really learning from the experience? Too often, math games are thought of as just a fun activity or enrichment opportunity. Well Played shows you how to make games and puzzles an integral learning component that provides teachers with unique access to student thinking...read more

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9781625310330 | Stenhouse Pub, April 28, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Students love math games and puzzles, but how much are they really learning from the experience?

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Product Description: This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject. If you like any kind of game at all, you’ll enjoy the amazing mathematical puzzles and patterns presented here in straightforward terms that any layperson can understand...read more

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9781633881488 | Prometheus Books, March 29, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject.

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Product Description: Numbers create the structure to our universe. Without numbers, computers would not work and cars would not go. There would be no way to quantify things. You wouldn't be able to ask "How many?" or "How much?" We would not understand time or distance...read more

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9781465443854 | Revised edition (Dk Pub, January 19, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Numbers create the structure to our universe.

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A stand-up comedian and mathematician offers games, puzzles and hands-on activities to help those with a fear of math understand and enjoy the logical tools and abstract concepts of the subject normally only accessible at college-level study.

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9780374275655 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 2, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A stand-up comedian and mathematician offers games, puzzles and hands-on activities to help those with a fear of math understand and enjoy the logical tools and abstract concepts of the subject normally only accessible at college-level study.

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9780374535636 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 24, 2015), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781770854758 | Firefly Books Ltd, October 22, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Puzzle Universe is intended for general readers and devoted puzzlers.

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Product Description: This holiday season, throw down the gauntlet to kids and send them on a series of exciting problem-solving quests that will get their brains buzzing. Designed by three puzzle-book pros and Mensa members, Brain-Scrambling Challenges is packed with questions that test kids' brains to the limit...read more
By Barron's Educational Series, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781438007663 | Barrons Juveniles, October 15, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This holiday season, throw down the gauntlet to kids and send them on a series of exciting problem-solving quests that will get their brains buzzing.

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Product Description: "Fun and highly formidable math problems and puzzles from noted puzzle creator Terry Stickels." — Window on ResourcesTwo friends wish to meet for breakfast twice a month throughout the year. In how many ways can they choose those two days so that they never meet on consecutive days?You want to measure 30 seconds and you have two pieces of string, each of which burns for 40 seconds...read more

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9780486795539 | Dover Pubns, October 21, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: "Fun and highly formidable math problems and puzzles from noted puzzle creator Terry Stickels.

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Product Description: Follow the hour hand and minute hand of a clock for 24 hours. How many times do they form a right angle?Timothy's house has several rooms, each of which has an even number of doors, including doors that lead outside. Is the number of outside doors even or odd?Stimulating and delightful, this collection of puzzles features original and classic brainteasers...read more
By Denis Dugas (illustrator)

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9780486789583 | Una rep edition (Dover Pubns, August 19, 2015), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Follow the hour hand and minute hand of a clock for 24 hours.

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Product Description: There are three loops in a tangle of rope. How many are independent, and how many are interlocked?Two knights stand on a chessboard. How many other knights must you add so that each square is occupied or threatened by a knight?Among six seemingly identical drawings of mandalas, each rotated by multiples of 60 degrees, one is different...read more
By Denis Dugas (illustrator)

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9780486789569 | Reprint edition (Dover Pubns, July 15, 2015), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: There are three loops in a tangle of rope.

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Product Description: The author presents a bombshell puzzle so startling that it seems incredible that there could be any solution at all! But there is indeed a solution moreover, one that requires a chain of lesser puzzles to be solved first. The reader is thus taken on a journey through a maze of subsidiary problems that has all the earmarks of an entertaining detective story...read more

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9789814675055 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2015, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: The author presents a bombshell puzzle so startling that it seems incredible that there could be any solution at all!

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9789814678551 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2015, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: "This latest book by Raymond Smullyan follows a similar format, offering a mixture of interesting puzzles, "monkey tricks" designed to catch the reader out, dreadful jokes, and insights into serious mathematics.

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Product Description: 'This is a book full of thoughtful and well-chosen games and puzzles, but it is also a book that offers a lens into how we might include this kind of play in our own classrooms in ways that are deeply meaningful and engaging for our students...read more

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9781625310323 | Stenhouse Pub, May 28, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 'This is a book full of thoughtful and well-chosen games and puzzles, but it is also a book that offers a lens into how we might include this kind of play in our own classrooms in ways that are deeply meaningful and engaging for our students.

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Product Description: "Does your brain need a workout? Are you wondering what to do? Well this could be the book for you! This is a great book for anyone who is looking for a challenge and, if you get too stuck, the author kindly also provided the answers at the end of each chapter!" — Splashes Into BooksGive your mind a playful workout with this collection of more than 100 inventive puzzles...read more

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9780486795683 | Dover Pubns, May 20, 2015, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: "Does your brain need a workout?

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Product Description: "This book is a great choice for teachers as well as students who are interested in either recreational mathematics or in studying interesting number patterns. The activities can easily be used in both middle and secondary mathematics classrooms as enrichment topics...read more

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9789814603690 | 3 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, May 15, 2015), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: "This book is a great choice for teachers as well as students who are interested in either recreational mathematics or in studying interesting number patterns.

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Product Description: Tie on your apron and step into Jim Henle's kitchen as he demonstrates how two equally savory pursuits―cooking and mathematics―have more in common than you realize. A tasty dish for gourmets of popular math, The Proof and the Pudding offers a witty and flavorful blend of mathematical treats and gastronomic delights that reveal how life in the mathematical world is tantalizingly similar to life in the kitchen...read more

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9780691164861 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 27, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Tie on your apron and step into Jim Henle's kitchen as he demonstrates how two equally savory pursuits―cooking and mathematics―have more in common than you realize.

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9780396084266, titled "Home Book of Irish Humor" | Dodd Mead, September 1, 1984, cover price $2.98 | also contains Home Book of Irish Humor

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Product Description: Math problems are fun when theyre told through engaging puzzles and colorful illustrations. Number puzzles introduce readers to new, entertaining ways to practice math skills, including addition, multiplication, and division. Whether theyre finding a missing number or solving a variety of other kinds of puzzles, readers learn to apply math concepts to creative situations...read more

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9781477754542 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Math problems are fun when theyre told through engaging puzzles and colorful illustrations.

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Product Description: What does mathematics have to do with poetry? Seemingly, nothing. Mathematics deals with abstractions while poetry with emotions. And yet, the two share something essential: Beauty. "Euclid alone has looked on beauty bare," says the title of a poem by Edna St...read more

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9789814602938 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, February 28, 2015, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: What does mathematics have to do with poetry?

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9789814602945 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, December 30, 2014, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: What does mathematics have to do with poetry?
9780373105946, titled "Love's Only Deception" | Harlequin Books, May 1, 1983, cover price $1.95 | also contains Love''s Only Deception | About this edition: PAPERBACK
9780373105762, titled "Deadly Angel" | Harlequin Books, March 1, 1983, cover price $1.95 | also contains Deadly Angel | About this edition: PAPERBACK

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Product Description: A Classroom-Tested, Alternative Approach to Teaching Math for Liberal Arts Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking uses puzzles and paradoxes to introduce basic principles of mathematical thought...read more

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9781482227536 | Chapman & Hall, December 15, 2014, cover price $104.99 | About this edition: A Classroom-Tested, Alternative Approach to Teaching Math for Liberal Arts Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking uses puzzles and paradoxes to introduce basic principles of mathematical thought.

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Product Description: Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart's third miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.In Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries, acclaimed mathematician Ian Stewart presents an enticing collection of mathematical curios and conundrums...read more

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9781846683473 | Gardners Books, October 2, 2014, cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.

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9780465054978 | Basic Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart's third miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.
9780340859674, titled "Teach Yourself Hinduism" | Teach Yourself, May 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | also contains Teach Yourself Hinduism | About this edition: This is a practical introduction to the variety of religious traditions that come from the Indian sub-continent and which are known collectively as 'Hinduism'.

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The hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e. All these and more are back, in Martin Gardner's inimitable style, with updates on new developments and discoveries. Read about how knots and molecules are related, take a trip into the fourth dimension, try out new dissections of stars, crosses and polygons, and challenge yourself with new twists on classic games.

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9780521756136 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $44.99

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9780521758710 | New edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e.

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