ISBN 9780521671392,Mathematical Funfair

Mathematical Funfair



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9780521671392

ISBN-10 0521671396


Number of Pages 122 Pages
Language (English)

Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

Mathematical puzzles and games appeal to a wide range of people from all walks of life. Puzzles appear in all sorts of places: on matchboxes, on Xmas crackers, on breakfast cereal packets, on beer mats, in newspapers, in magazines, and last, but not least, in puzzle books. It has well over a hundred different puzzles with which to capture your imagination. Some puzzles are variations on well tried but worth repeating themes, but there are enough original ones here to challenge the most ardent puzzler.The second part of the book is given over to a detailed commentary so that you can check your solution, or find help when baffled. But don't give up too quickly for the real satisfaction comes in solving a puzzle for yourself.