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Can You Solve My Problems?

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Can You Solve My Problems?

Ingenious, Perplexing, and Totally Satisfying Math and Logic Puzzles

By Alex Bellos

Experiment, Paperback, 9781615193882, 352pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2017

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Puzzle lovers, rejoice

Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world's best brainteasers 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. (It can be 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.
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