Riddles in Mathematics A Book of Paradoxes by Eugene P. Northrop 1944 D. Van Nostrand Co.


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Math enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy Riddles in Mathematics, sharpening their wits with riddles rooted in areas from arithmetic to calculus, covering a wide range of subjects that includes geometry, trigonometry, algebra, concepts of the infinite, probability, and logic.

But only an elementary knowledge of mathematics is needed to find amusement in this imaginative collection, which features complete solutions and more than 100 black-and-white illustrations. Mr. Northrop writes well and simply.

Riddles in Mathematics is an excellent addition to your vintage math paradox book collection or home library.


The book Riddles in Mathematics is in good condition for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear on the cover, loose bookplate,the slight yellowing of pages as shown in the photos. All text is easy to read.

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