Books in category Mathematics – Recreations & Games

  • Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold em Examples

    Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples
    Frederic Paik Schoenberg

    He also explains how to use R to simulate Texas Hold’em tournaments for student projects. R functions for running the tournaments are freely available from CRAN (in a package called holdem). See Professor Schoenberg discuss the book.

  • Amusements in Mathematics

    Amusements in Mathematics
    Henry E. Dudeney


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mathe zum Mitmachen f r Dummies Junior

    Mathe zum Mitmachen für Dummies Junior
    Ernestina Dittrich, Ingrid Lenhardt

    Zeichnest und bastelst du gern?

  • 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 farà vedere la matematica con un occhio completamente nuovo, ti insegnerà a compiere letterali prodezze di calcolo con cui stupire i …

  • The G 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.

  • Hinges

    Grace Dane Mazur

    Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life.

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