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Sources in recreational mathematics an annotated bibliography by David Singmaster

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Published by School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics, South Bank University in London .
Written in English


  • Mathematical recreations -- Bibliography.

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StatementDavid Singmaster.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (456 p.) ;
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16599140M

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about Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals. Compiled by Nancy Blachman, Founder, Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival. Book 2 Recreational Mathematics (really!) Squaring Puzzles by Gord Hamilton, Skyscrapers by Conceptis and Peter Liljedahl The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival really gets it right. The Eugene Strens collection offers a variety of literature sources on recreational mathematics. The collection's magazines, articles, journals and books are all available. The material in this collection dates back to the 17th century!Author: Regina Landwehr. $\begingroup$ I find Math Olympiad problems a fun source of recreational mathematics. Furthermore, the IMO keeps such good statistics on contestants' performances for each question that this data can help pick a question that is easier / harder etc. Books on recreational mathematics can be found at QA95 (Library of Congress) and /4. This is a topic that has been hit pretty well at MO in a few ways. The most related question would be favorite popular math book, which has 60 answers and many (more than 60) books mentioned, along with their author(s) and a short description.. The question how to write popular mathematics well has some related bits, too. And on a not-so-recreational-level, there is the question Examples of.

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