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Mathematical Puzzles, Revised Edition
cover of mathematical puzzles book
Front Matter
Author's Preface
The Puzzles
The Hints
1. Out for the Count
2. Achieving Parity
3. Intermediate Math
4. Graphography
5. Algebra Too
6. Safety in Numbers
7. The Law of Small Numbers
8. Weighs and Means
9. The Power of Negative Thinking
10. In All Probability
11. Working for the System
12. The Pigeonhole Principle
13. Information, Please
14. Great Expectation
15. Brilliant Induction
16. Journey into Space
17. Nimbers and the Hamming Code
18. Unlimited Potentials
19. Hammer and Tongs
20. Let's Get Physical
21. Back from the Future
22. Seeing Is Believing
23. Infinite Choice
24. Startling Transformation
About the Author

The Author

Pete Winkler

Peter Winkler is the William Morrill Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Dartmouth College, and for 2019–2020, the Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics at the National Museum of Mathematics. He is the author of 160 research papers, a dozen patents, two previous puzzle books, a book on cryptographic techniques in the game of bridge, and a portfolio of compositions for ragtime piano.