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Author Tanton, James, 1966-

Title Solve this : math activities for students and clubs / James S. Tanton.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, 2001.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages) : illustrations.
Series Classroom resource materials
Classroom resource materials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index.
Contents Activities and problem statements. Distribution dilemmas -- Weird shapes -- Counting on the odds ... and evens -- Dicing slicing and avoiding bad bits -- 'Impossible' paper tricks -- Tiling challenges -- Things that won't fall down -- Mobius madness : tortuous twists on a classic theme -- Infamous bicycle problem -- Making surfaces in 3 and 4 dimensional space -- Paradoxes in probability theory -- Don't turn around just once! -- It's all in a square -- Bagel math -- Capturing chaos -- Who has the advantage? -- Laundry math -- Get knotted -- Tiling and walking -- Automata antics -- Bubble trouble -- Halves and doubles -- Playing with playing cards -- Map mechanics -- Weird lotteries -- Flipped out -- Parts that do not add up to their whole -- Making the sacrifice -- Problems in parity -- Chessboard maneuvers -- Hints, some solutions and further thoughts. Solutions and discussions.
Summary This is a collection of intriguing mathematical problems and activities linked by common themes that all involve working with objects from our everyday experience.
Note Print version record.
Subject Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
MATHEMATICS -- History & Philosophy.
Mathematics. (OCoLC)fst01012163
Genre/Form Problems and exercises. (OCoLC)fst01423783
Other Form: Print version: Tanton, James Stuart, 1966- Solve this. Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, 2001 0883857170 (DLC) 2002278862 (OCoLC)46810266
ISBN 9781614441069 (electronic bk.)
1614441065 (electronic bk.)
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