Colossal Book of Mathematics Number Theory - Algebra - Geometry - Probability - Topology - Game Theory - Infinity and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0393020231
ISBN-13: 9780393020236
Edition: 2001
Authors: Martin Gardner
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Martin Gardner is the author of more than seventy books on a vast range of topics including "Did Adam & Eve Have Navels?", "Calculus Made Easy", & "The Annotated Alice". He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Preface
Arithmetic and Algebra
The Monkey and the Coconuts
The Calculus of Finite Differences
Palindromes: Words and Numbers
Plane Geometry
Curves of Constant Width
Rep-Tiles
Piet Hein's Superellipse
Penrose Tiles
The Wonders of a Planiverse
Solid Geometry and Higher Dimensions
The Helix
Packing Spheres
Spheres and Hyperspheres
The Church of the Fourth Dimension
Hypercubes
Non-Euclidean Geometry
Symmetry
Rotations and Reflections
The Amazing Creations of Scott Kim
The Art of M. C. Escher
Topology
Klein Bottles and Other Surfaces
Knots
Doughnuts: Linked and Knotted
Probability
Probability and Ambiguity
Nontransitive Dice and Other Paradoxes
More Nontransitive Paradoxes
Infinity
Infinite Regress
Aleph-Null and Aleph-One
Supertasks
Fractal Music
Surreal Numbers
Combinatorics
Hexaflexagons
The Soma Cube
The Game of Life
Paper Folding
Ramsey Theory
Bulgarian Solitaire and Other Seemingly Endless Tasks
Games and Decision Theory
A Matchbox Game-Learning Machine
Sprouts and Brussels Sprouts
Harary's Generalized Ticktacktoe
The New Eleusis
Physics
Time Travel
Does Time Ever Stop?
Induction and Probability
Simplicity
Logic and Philosophy
The Unexpected Hanging
Newcomb's Paradox
Nothing
Everything
Miscellaneous
Melody-Making Machines
Mathematical Zoo
Godel, Escher, Bach
Six Sensational Discoveries
Selected Titles by the Author on Mathematics
Index

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