The Resource Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi : Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions, Martin Gardner

Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi : Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions, Martin Gardner

Label
Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi : Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions
Title
Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi
Title remainder
Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions
Statement of responsibility
Martin Gardner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, Martin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA95
LC item number
.G323 2009 (SEL Recreational Science--Nonfiction)
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1914-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gardner, Martin
  • Mathematical Association of America
Series statement
The new Martin Gardner mathematical library
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Mathematical recreations
Label
Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi : Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions, Martin Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Mathematical Association of America."
  • "First edition published as New mathematical diversions from Scientific American, Simon and Schuster, 1966"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The binary system -- Group theory and braids -- Eight problems -- The games and puzzles of Lewis Carroll -- Paper cutting -- Board games -- Packing spheres -- The transcendental number [pi] -- Victor Eigen : mathemagician -- The four-color map theorem -- Mr. Apollinax visits New York -- Nine problems -- Polyominoes and fault-free rectangles -- Euler's spoilers : the discovery of an order-10 Graeco-Latin square -- The ellipse -- The 24 color squares and the 30 color cubes -- H.S.M. Coxeter -- Bridg-it and other games -- Nine more problems -- The calculus of finite differences
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780521756075
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
20090109 76
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)302387125
  • (OCoLC)302387125
Label
Sphere packing, Lewis Carroll, and reversi : Martin Gardner's new mathematical diversions, Martin Gardner
Publication
Note
  • "The Mathematical Association of America."
  • "First edition published as New mathematical diversions from Scientific American, Simon and Schuster, 1966"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The binary system -- Group theory and braids -- Eight problems -- The games and puzzles of Lewis Carroll -- Paper cutting -- Board games -- Packing spheres -- The transcendental number [pi] -- Victor Eigen : mathemagician -- The four-color map theorem -- Mr. Apollinax visits New York -- Nine problems -- Polyominoes and fault-free rectangles -- Euler's spoilers : the discovery of an order-10 Graeco-Latin square -- The ellipse -- The 24 color squares and the 30 color cubes -- H.S.M. Coxeter -- Bridg-it and other games -- Nine more problems -- The calculus of finite differences
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780521756075
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
20090109 76
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)302387125
  • (OCoLC)302387125

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