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# New Mathematical Diversions (Spectrum Series)

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Martin Gardner instructs us about mathematics as he entertains us with his wit and sense of the absurd. He stimulates, challenges, and delights his readers. Answers are provided for problems, as well as references for further reading and a bibliography. The Postscript provides updates to the problems.Martin Gardner published his first book in 1935. Since then he has charme
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Paperback, 272 pages

Published
January 1st 1997
by Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
(first published 1966)

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Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. He wrote the

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*Mathematical Games*column in Scientific American from 1956 to 1981, and published over 70 books.No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »