Gardner,
Martin: Mathematical Carnival ©1975 First Edition Alfred A. Knopf, NY Hardcover, 274 Pages |
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Comments: "A new round-up of Tantalizers from Scientific American"

Contents:

xi Introduction

3 Sprouts and Brussels Sprouts

12 Penny Puzzles

27 Aleph-null and Aleph-one

41 Hypercubes

55 Magic Stars and Polyhedrons

66 Calculating Prodigies

77 Tricks of Lighting Calculators

89 The Art of M.C. Escher

103 The Red-Faced Cube and Other Problems

123 Card Shuffles

139 Mrs. Perkins' Quilt and Other Square Packing Problems

150 The Numerology of Dr. Fleiss

161 Random Numbers

173 The Rising Hourglass and Other Physics Puzzles

194 Pascal's Triangle

208 Jam, Hot, and Other Games

226 Cooks and Quibble-Cooks

240 Piet Hein's Superellipse

255 How to Trisect and Angle

267 Bibliography