Book:Martin Gardner/Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions

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Martin Gardner: Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions

Published $1988$, The Universe of Chicago Press

ISBN 0-226-28254-6.


Revised edition of The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions from 1959.

Contents

Introduction (1988)
1. Hexaflexagons
2. Magic with a Matrix
3. Nine Problems
[Answers on page 27]
4. Ticktacktoe
5. Probability Paradoxes
6. The Icosian Game and the Tower of Hanoi
7. Curious Topological Models
8. The Game of Hex
[Answers on page 82]
9. Sam Loyd: America's Greatest Puzzlist
[Answers on page 93]
10. Mathematical Card Tricks
11. Memorizing Numbers
12. Nine More Problems
[Answers on page 114]
13. Polyominoes
14. Fallacies
15. Nim and Tac Tix
[Answers on page 161]
16. Left or Right?
Afterword, 1988
References for Further Reading