Books in category Mathematics – Recreations & Games

  • Slicing Pizzas Racing Turtles and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics

    Slicing Pizzas, Racing Turtles, and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics
    Robert B. Banks

    Paperback reissue 2012; original copyright 1999.

  • Across the Board

    Across the Board
    John J. Watkins

    "This beautiful book is absolutely the best treatment of the connection between chess and recreational mathematics I have ever seen.

  • Amusements in Mathematics

    Amusements in Mathematics
    Henry E. Dudeney


  • Portal Through Mathematics

    Portal Through Mathematics
    Oleg Ivanov

    The answer to that is more surprising than the classic puzzle's answer. The book is organized into 29 themes, each a topic from algebra, geometry or calculus and each launched from an opening puzzle or problem.

  • La bibbia del calcolo mentale rapido

    La bibbia del calcolo mentale rapido
    Yamada Takumi

    Beh, allora dovresti proprio dare un'occhiata a "La bibbia del calcolo mentale rapido": un libro che ti farĂ  vedere la matematica con un occhio completamente nuovo, ti insegnerĂ  a compiere letterali prodezze di calcolo con cui stupire i …

  • The GĂ delian Puzzle Book

    The Gödelian Puzzle Book
    Raymond M. Smullyan

    These logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on Gödel's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. No background in formal logic necessary.

  • Magical Mathematics

    Magical Mathematics
    Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald L. Graham

    This book is destined to be a classic on the subject."–Arthur Benjamin, coauthor of Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks "This is a wonderful book, unique and engaging.

  • The Shape of Content

    The Shape of Content
    Chandler Davis, Marjorie Senechal, Jan Zwicky

    This book is a collection of creative pieces—poems, short stories, essays, play excerpts—that give shape to mathematical and scientific content.

  • A Wealth of Numbers

    A Wealth of Numbers
    Benjamin Wardhaugh

    Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

  • Digital Dice

    Digital Dice
    Paul J. Nahin

    This is what Digital Dice is all about: how to get numerical answers to difficult probability problems without having to solve complicated mathematical equations.

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