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Mathematical Diamonds : Dolciani Mathematical Expositions - Ross Honsberger

Mathematical Diamonds

Dolciani Mathematical Expositions

Paperback Published: 1st February 2003
ISBN: 9780883853320
Number Of Pages: 255

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Ross Honsberger has done it again. He has brought together another wonderful collection of elementary mathematical problems and their solutions abounding in striking surprises and brilliant ideas that reflect the beauty of mathematics. Many of these problems come from mathematical journals. Others come from various mathematical competitions such as the Tournament of the Towns, the Balkan Olympiad, the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, and the Putnam exam. And, of course, there is a problem suggested by Paul Erdös. This book is ideal for students, teachers and anyone interested in recreational mathematics.

The remarkable wine-rack property
The Restless Lion
Apples and sticks
A surprising result of Paul Erd÷s
Miscellaneous gleanings
An application of Tur an's theorem
Four problems from Putnam papers
Topics based on problems from Quantum
Two distinguished integers
A property of the binomial coefficients
Nine miscellaneous problems
A problem in coin-tossing
Semi-regular lattice polygons
Six problems from the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge
Three pretty theorems in geometry
Two gems from Euclidean geometry
The Thue-Morse-Hedlund sequence
Two miscellaneous problems
A surprising property of regular polygons
Three short stories in number theory
Three geometry problems
Three problems from the 1990 Balkan Olympiad
A Japanese 'fan' problem
Slicing a doughnut
A problem from the 1980 Tournament of the Towns
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ISBN: 9780883853320
ISBN-10: 0883853329
Series: Dolciani Mathematical Expositions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 255
Published: 1st February 2003
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.35

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