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The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi: The Ten Greatest Math Puzzles of All Time 2 editions

Cover of: The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi | Marcel Danesi
About the Book

A walk through history's most mind-boggling puzzles Ever since the Sphinx asked his legendary riddle of Oedipus, riddles, conundrums, and puzzles of all sizes have kept humankind perplexed and amused. The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi takes die-hard puzzle mavens on a tour of the world's most enduringly intriguing braintwisters, from K?nigsberg's Bridges and the Hanoi Towers to Fibonacci's Rabbits, the Four Color Problem, and the Magic Square. Each chapter introduces the basic puzzle, discusses the mathematics behind it, and includes exercises and answers plus additional puzzles similar to the one under discussion. Here is a veritable kaleidoscope of puzzling labyrinths, maps, bridges, and optical illusions that will keep aficionados entertained for hours. Marcel Danesi (Etobicoke, ON, Canada) is the author of Increase Your Puzzle IQ

2 editions First published in 2004

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Cover of: The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi
2004, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi
August 27, 2004, Wiley
The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi
in English

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