# Book:Ian Stewart/Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

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## Ian Stewart:

## Ian Stewart: *Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities*

Published $2008$, **Profile**

- ISBN 978 1 846 68345 9.

### Contents

- Start Here
- Alien Encounter
- Tap-an-Animal
- Curious Calculations
- Triangle of Cards
- Pop-up Dodecahedron
- Sliced Fingers
- Turnip for the Books
- The Four-Colour Theorem
- Shaggy Dog Story
- Shaggy Cat Story
- Rabbits in the Hat
- River Crossing 1 - Farm Produce
- More Curious Calculations
- Extracting the Cherry
- Make Me a Pentagon
- What is $\pi$?
- Legislating the Value of $\pi$
- If They
*Had*Passed It ... - Empty glasses
- How Many -
- Three Quickies
- Knight's Tours
- Much Undo About Knotting
- White-Tailed Cats
- To Find Fake Coin
- Perpetual Calendar
- Mathematical Jokes 1
- Deceptive Dice
- An Age-Old Old-Age Problem
- Why Does Minus Times Minus Make Plus?
- Heron Suit
- How to Unmake a Greek Cross
- How to Remember a Round Number
- The Bridges of Königsberg
- How to do Lots of Mathematics
- Euler's Pentagonal Holiday
- Ouroborean Rings
- The Ourotorus
- Who Was Pythagoras?
- Proofs of Pythagoras
- A Constant Bore
- Fermat's Last Theorem
- Pythagorean Triples
- Prime Factoids
- A Little-Known Pythagorean Curiosity
- Digital Century
- Squaring the Square
- Magic Squares
- Squares of Squares
- Ring a-Ring a-Ringroad
- Pure
*v*. Applied - Magic Hexagon
- Pentalpha
- Wallpaper Patterns
- How Old Was Diophantus?
- If You Thought Mathematicians Were Good at Arithmetic ...
- The Sphinx is a Reptile
- Six Degrees of Separation
- Trisectors Beware!
- Langford's Cubes
- Duplicating the Cube
- Magic Stars
- Curves of Constant Width
- Connecting Cables
- Coin Swap
- The Stolen Car
- Space-Filling Curves
- Compensating Errors
- The Square Wheel
- Why Can't I Divide by Zero?
- River Crossing 2 - Marital Mistrust
- Srvherefore Art Thou Borromeo?
- Percentage Play
- Kinds of People
- The Sausage Conjecture
- Tom Fool's Knot
- New Merology
- Numerical Spell
- Spelling Mistakes
- Expanding Universe
- What is the Golden Number?
- What are the Fibonacci Numbers?
- The Plastic Number
- Family Occasion
- Don't Let Go!
- Theorem: All Numbers are Interesting
- Theorem: All Numbers are Boring
- The Most Likely Digit
- Why Call lt a Witch?
- Möbius and His Band
- Golden Oldie
- Three More Quickies
- Miles of Tiles
- Chaos Theory
- Après-Le-Ski
- Pick's Theorem
- Mathematical Prizes
- Why No Nobel for Maths?
- Is There a Perfect Cuboid?
- Paradox Lost
- When Will My MP3 Player Repeat?
- Six Pens
- Patented Primes
- The Poincaré Conjecture
- Hippopotamian Logic
- Langton's Ant
- Pig on a Rope
- The Surprise Examination
- Antigravity Cone
- Mathematical Jokes 2
- Why Gauss Became a Mathematician
- What Shape is a Crescent Moon?
- Famous Mathematicians
- What is a Mersenne Prime?
- The Goldbach Conjecture
- Turtles All the Way Down
- Hilbert's Hotel
- Continuum Coaches
- A Puzzling Dissection
- A
*Really*Puzzling Dissection - Nothing Up My Sleeve ...
- Nothing Down My Leg ...
- Two Perpendiculars
- Can You Hear the Shape of a Drum?
- What is e, and Why?
- May Husband and Ay ...
- Many Knees, Many Seats
- Euler's Formula
- What Day is It?
- Strictly Logical
- Logical or Not?
- A Question of Breeding
- Fair Shares
- The Sixth Deadly Sin
- Weird Arithmetic
- How Deep is the Well?
- MacMahon's Squares
- What is the Square Root of Minus One?
- The Most Beautiful Formula
- Why is Euler's Beautiful Formula True?
- Your Call May be Monitored for Training Purposes
- Archimedes, You Old Fraud!
- Fractals - The Geometry of Nature
- The Missing Symbol
- Where There's a Wall, There's a Way
- Constants to 50 Places
- Richard's Paradox
- Connecting Utilities
- Are Hard Problems Easy? or How to Win a Million Dollars by Proving the Obvious
- Don't Get the Goat
- All Triangles are Isosceles
- Square Year
- Gödel's Theorems
- If $\pi$ isn't a Fraction, How Can You Calculate It?
- Infinite Wealth
- Let Fate Decide
- How Many -
- What Shape is a Rainbow?
- Alien Abduction
- The Riemann Hypothesis
- Anti-Atheism
- Disproof of the Riemann Hypothesis
- Murder in the Park
- The Cube of Cheese
- The Game of Life
- Two-Horse Race
- Drawing an Ellipse - and More?
- Mathematical Jokes 3
- The Kepler Problem
- The Milk Crate Problem
- Equal Rights
- Road Network
- Tautoverbs
- Complexity Science
- Scrabble Oddity
- Dragon Curve
- Counterflip
- Spherical sliced Bread
- Mathematical Theology
- Professor Stewart's Cunning Crib Sheet