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Mathematical recreations and essays

9th ed.
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This edition was published in by Macmillan in London.

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Mathematical recreations and essays
1920, Macmillan
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Mathematical recreations and essays

9th ed.

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Table of Contents

Arithmetical recreations.
Geometrical recreations.
Mechanical recreations.
Chess-board recreations.
Magic squares.
Bees and their cells.
Unicursal problems.
Kirkman's school-girls problem.
Miscellaneous problems.
Calculating prodigies.
Arithmetical calculating machines.
Three classical geometrical problems.
The parallel postulate.
Insolubility of the algebraic quintic.
Mersenne's numbers.
String figures.
Astrology.
Cryptographs and ciphers.
Hyperspace.
Time and its measurement.
Matter and ether theories.

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Library of Congress
QA95 .B2 1920

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OL24832054M
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mathematicalrecr1920ball

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