MATHEMATICAL CARNIVAL

Martin Gardner

A New Round-up of Tantalizers and
Puzzles from Scientific American
With 115 Pictures and Diagrams

Contents

  1. Sprouts and Brussels Sprouts
    Answers on page 10

  2. Penny Puzzles
    Answers on page 22

  3. Aleph-null and Aleph-one
    Answers on page 39

  4. Hypercubes
    Answers on page 53

  5. Magic Stars and Polyhedrons
    Answers on page 63

  6. Calculating Prodigies

  7. Tricks of Lightning Calculators
    Answers on page 87

  8. The Art of M.C.Escher
    Answers on page 102

  9. The Red-Faced Cube and Other Problems
    Answers on page 111

  10. Card Shuffles
    Answers on page 136

  11. Mrs. Perkins' Quilt and Other Square-Packing Problems
    Answers on page 147

  12. The Numerology of Dr. Fliess
    Answers on page 160

  13. Random Numbers
    Answers on page 171

  14. The Rising Hourglass and Other Physics Puzzles
    Answers on page 184

  15. Pascal's Triangle
    Answers on page 204

  16. Jam, Hot and Other Games
    Answers on page 223

  17. Cooks and Quibble-Cooks
    Answers on page 236

  18. Piet Hein's Superellipse

  19. How to Trisect an Angle

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