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The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi: The 10 Greatest Math Puzzles of All Time Marcel Danesi

The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi: The 10 Greatest Math Puzzles of All Time

Marcel Danesi

Published August 27th 2004
ISBN : 9781630262143
Hardcover
258 pages
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 About the Book 

A walk through historys most mind-boggling puzzlesEver since the Sphinx asked his legendary riddle of Oedipus, riddles, conundrums, and puzzles of all sizes have kept humankind perplexed and amused. The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi takesMoreA walk through historys most mind-boggling puzzlesEver since the Sphinx asked his legendary riddle of Oedipus, riddles, conundrums, and puzzles of all sizes have kept humankind perplexed and amused. The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi takes die-hard puzzle mavens on a tour of the worlds most enduringly intriguing braintwisters, from K?nigsbergs Bridges and the Hanoi Towers to Fibonaccis Rabbits, the Four Color Problem, and the Magic Square. Each chapter introduces the basic puzzle, discusses the mathematics behind it, and includes exercises and answers plus additional puzzles similar to the one under discussion. Here is a veritable kaleidoscope of puzzling labyrinths, maps, bridges, and optical illusions that will keep aficionados entertained for hours.Marcel Danesi (Etobicoke, ON, Canada) is the author of Increase Your Puzzle IQ