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Puzzler's Dilemma From the Lighthouse of Alexandria to Monty Hall, a Fresh Look at Classic Conundr Ums of Logic, Mathematics, and Life

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ISBN-10: 0399537295

ISBN-13: 9780399537295

Edition: 2012

Authors: Derrick Niederman

List price: $16.00
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Calling all puzzlers... From mathematics to word puzzles, from logic to lateral thinking, veteran puzzle maker Derrick Niederman delights in tackling the trickiest brainteasers in a new way. Among the old chestnuts he cracks wide open are the following classics: Knights and knaves The monk and the mountain The dominoes and the chessboard The unexpected hanging The Tower of Hanoi Using real-world analogies, infectious humor, and a fresh approach, this deceptively simple volume will challenge, amuse, enlighten, and surprise even the most experienced puzzle solver.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

In the Beginning
Kangaroo Puzzles
The Human Element
Try Lateral Thinking
Keeping it Simple
Parabolic Parables
Little Big Jump
It Can't Be Done
Solved According to Doyle
When Induction Goes Bad
You are Here: the Search for a Fixed Point
The Full Monty Hall