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Mathematics, magic and mystery

Martin Gardner

Mathematics, magic and mystery

by Martin Gardner

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMartin Gardner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20016910M

Mathematics, Magic and Mystery (Cards, Coins, and Other Magic) Martin Gardner Famed puzzle expert explains math behind a multitude of mystifying tricks: card tricks, stage "mind reading," coin and match tricks, counting out games, geometric dissections, etc. Probability, sets, theory of . Mathernatics, Magic and Mystery is a new work, published for the first time by Dover Publications, Inc., in Standard Book Number: 2 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: Manufactured in the United States of America Dover Publications, Inc. Varick Street New York, N. .

This is the first book-length study of this fascinating branch of recreational mathematics. Written by one of the foremost experts on mathematical magic, it summarizes, with considerable historical data and bibliography, all previous work in this field; it is also a creative examination of laws and their exemplification, with scores of new. Mathematics, Magic and Mystery Paperback – Jan. 17 by Martin Gardner (Author) out of 5 stars 35 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ 4/5(35).

Get this from a library! Mathematics, magic and mystery. [Martin Gardner] -- No skill at sleight of hand is needed to perform the more than tricks described. Mathematics guarantees their success. Magical Mathematics [is] a dazzling tour of math-based magic tricks Lovers of recreational mathematics, and especially fans of the late Martin Gardner, who contributed the foreword, will find many pleasures in Magical Mathematics. And while exposing magic secrets in a book intended for the general public may raise hackles among some old.


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