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Games and Mathematics: Subtle Connections

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The appeal of games and puzzles is timeless and universal. In this unique book, David Wells explores the fascinating connections between games and mathematics, proving that mathematics is not just about tedious calculation but imagination, insight and intuition. The first part of the book introduces games, puzzles and mathematical recreations, including knight tours on a c ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 30th 2012 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 31st 2012)
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