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  • How to Solve It by Georg Polya
    How to Solve It (English, Paperback) Georg Polya

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be "reasoned" out?from building a bridge to winning a game of anagrams. Generations of readers have...

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  • The Book of Numbers by Professor John H. Conway
    The Book of Numbers (English, Hardback) Professor John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

    "...the great feature of the book is that anyone can read it without excessive head scratching...You'll find plenty here to keep you occupied, amused, and informed. -IAN STEWART, NEW SCIENTIST "...a delightful look at numbers and their roles in everything from language to flowers to the imagination."

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  • On Numbers and Games by Professor John H. Conway
    On Numbers and Games (English, Hardback) Professor John H. Conway

    ONAG, as the book is commonly known, is one of those rare publications that sprang to life in a moment of creative energy and has remained influential for over a quarter of a century. Originally written to define the relation between the theories of transfinite numbers and mathematical games, the resulting work is a mathematically sophisticated but eminently enjoyable guide to game theory. By...

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  • Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 3 by Elwyn R. Berlekamp
    Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 3 (English, Paperback) Elwyn R. Berlekamp, Professor John H. Conway

    This is a text on games and how to play them intelligently. In this volume, the authors examine games played in clubs, giving case studies for coin and paper-and-pencil games, such as Dots-and-Boxes and Nimstring.

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  • The Symmetries of Things by Professor John H. Conway
    The Symmetries of Things (English, Hardback) Professor John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel

    Symmetry is a fundamental phenomenon in art, science, and nature that has been captured, described, and analyzed using mathematical concepts for a long time. This title develops a mathematical theory of symmetry that allows the description and classification of symmetries in numerous geometric environments.

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  • The Book of Numbers by Professor John H. Conway
    The Book of Numbers (English, Paperback) Professor John H. Conway, Richard Guy

    "...the great feature of the book is that anyone can read it without excessive head scratching...You'll find plenty here to keep you occupied, amused, and informed. -IAN STEWART, NEW SCIENTIST "...a delightful look at numbers and their roles in everything from language to flowers to the imagination."

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  • How to Solve It by Georg Polya
    How to Solve It (English, Paperback) Georg Polya

    Reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be "reasoned" out - from building a bridge to winning a game of anagrams.

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