Can You Solve My Problems?

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Item#: 9781615193882
Author Bellos, Alex
Cover Paperback
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Puzzle lovers, rejoice! Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world&s best
ainteasers from the last two millennia.Armed with logic alone, you&ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then-with just a dash of high school math-you&ll tie a rope around the Earth, match wits with a cryptic wizard, and use four 4s to create every number from 1 to 50. (Itcanbe done!)The ultimate casebook for daring puzzlers,Can You Solve My Problems?also tells the story of the puzzle-from ancient China to Victorian England to modern-day Japan. Grab your pencil and get puzzling!