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Can You Solve My Problems

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781615193950
Genre : Games & Activities
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Puzzle lovers, rejoice! Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia. Armed with logic alone, you’ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then—with just a dash of high school math—you’ll tie a rope around the Earth, match wits with a cryptic wizard, and use four 4s to create every number from 1 to 50. (It can be done!) The ultimate casebook for daring puzzlers, Can You Solve My Problems? also tells the story of the puzzle—from ancient China to Victorian England to modern-day Japan. Grab your pencil and get puzzling!
Category: Games & Activities

Can You Solve My Problems

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781615193882
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 24.33 MB
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Puzzle lovers, rejoice! Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia. Armed with logic alone, you’ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then—with just a dash of high school math—you’ll tie a rope around the Earth, match wits with a cryptic wizard, and use four 4s to create every number from 1 to 50. (It can be done!) The ultimate casebook for daring puzzlers, Can You Solve My Problems? also tells the story of the puzzle—from ancient China to Victorian England to modern-day Japan. Grab your pencil and get puzzling!
Category: Games & Activities

Can You Solve My Problems

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781783351169
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 61.77 MB
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A good puzzle is ingenious, frustrating and a-ha!-inducing. In this entertaining and utterly addictive book, Bellos will challenge you to pit your wits against pangrams, hidatos, chessboard puzzles and a Singaporean schoolchild's maths paper. Piece of cake, right? Only if you know the scientific method for cutting cake correctly. Organised from easy-peasy to ninja level - with stories of puzzle mysteries, histories and scandals along the way this book will make your hippocampus happy.
Category: Mathematics

Can You Solve My Problems

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 1783351152
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File Size : 23.83 MB
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Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. Here are 125 of the world's best brainteasers from the last two millennia, taking us from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way. Pit your wits against logic puzzles and kinship riddles, pangrams and river-crossing conundrums. Some solutions rely on a touch of cunning, others call for creativity, others need mercilessly logical thought. Some can only be solved be 2 per cent of the population. All are guaranteed to sharpen your mind. Let's get puzzling!
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How Can We Solve Our Social Problems

Author : James A. Crone
ISBN : 9781412993586
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 43.3 MB
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Updated with recent issues such as the national debate on health care reform, this Second Edition of How Can We Solve Our Social Problems? gives students a sense of hope by demonstrating specific, realistic steps we can take to solve some of the most pervasive social problems in America today. Author James Crone maintains a sense of sociological objectivity throughout and helps students realize that we can take steps to solve such key social problems as poverty, racial and ethnic inequality, unequal education, and environmental issues. The book's first two chapters define "social problem,," provide a theoretical background, discuss the daunting barriers we face in attempting to solve social problems, and demonstrate how sociology can help.
Category: Social Science

Alex S Adventures In Numberland

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781408809594
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 34.44 MB
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A hugely enjoyable, brilliantly researched explanation of the basic principles of maths.
Category: Mathematics

The Original Area Mazes

Author : Naoki Inaba
ISBN : 9781615194216
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 48.47 MB
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The rules are simple . . . The math is easy . . .The puzzles get harder and harder! Once you match wits with area mazes, you’ll be hooked! Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. Just Remember: Area = length × width Use spatial reasoning to find helpful relationships Whole numbers are all you need. You can always get the answer without using fractions! Originally invented for gifted students, area mazes (menseki meiro), have taken all of Japan by storm. Are you a sudoku fanatic? Do you play brain games to stay sharp? Did you love geometry . . . or would you like to finally show it who’s boss? Feed your brain some area mazes—they could be just what you’re craving!
Category: Games & Activities

Puzzle Ninja

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 145217105X
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 84.38 MB
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In his travels to Japan, author Alex Bellos set out to uncover the world's brightest puzzle inventors, puzzle masters, and origami experts so he could bring a new batch of logic puzzles for anyone hankering for something beyond Sudoku. In Puzzle Ninja he presents more than 200 puzzles to solve—rated easy to excruciating—including 20 new types of original, hand-crafted puzzles, like Shakashaka and Marupeke. With clear instructions, helpful tips, and anecdotes about the puzzles and their creators, this is an entertaining read and an exciting collection of the newest, best, and most addictive Japanese logic puzzles.
Category: Games & Activities

How To Solve Our Human Problems

Author : Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
ISBN : 9780978906719
Genre : Religion
File Size : 31.13 MB
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Guiding readers in learning how to respond to difficult situations with a positive, peaceful mind, this resource educates on how to turn challenges into opportunities for mental and spiritual growth and development.
Category: Religion

Patterns Of The Universe

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781615193233
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 24.87 MB
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"A coloring book that reveals math's hidden beauty and contemplative power as never before with 78 coloring designs and games that explore symmetry, fractals, tessellations, randomness, and more."--
Category: Games & Activities