The Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and Other Mathematical Mystifications by Martin Gardner
Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (July 18, 1997) | ISBN: 0387949291 | Pages: 392 | PDF | 19.24 MB
The Last Recreations collects the final works of Martin Gardner, the renowned "Mathematical Games" columnist for Scientific American. No prior knowledge of mathematics are necessary here; all will enjoy learning about topics ranging from Bulgarian solitaire to taxicab geometry, with experienced expositor Gardner as guide. Letters and updates concerning his column are also included in this book.