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Mathematical Snapshots

Hugo Steinhaus
Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Publication Date: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
320
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
14.95
ISBN: 
0486409147
Category: 
General
BLL Rating: 

The Basic Library List Committee recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

[Reviewed by
BLL
, on
07/8/2009
]

 


 

1.
"Triangles, Squares, and Games"
2. "Rectangles, Numbers, and Tunes"
3. "Weighing, Measuring, and Fair Division"
4. "Tessellations, Mixing of Liquids, Measuring Areas and Lengths"
5. "Shortest Paths, Locating Schools, and Pursuing Ships"
6. "Straight Lines, Circles, Symmetry, and Optical Illusions"
7. "Cubes, Spiders, Honeycombs, and Bricks"
8. "Platonic Solids, Crystals, Bee's Heads, and Soap"
9. "Soap-Bubbles, Earth and Moon, Maps, and Dates"
10. "Squirrels, Screws, Candles, Tunes, and Shadows"
11. "Surfaces Made of Straight Lines, the Chain, the Toycart, and the Minimal Surface"
12. "Platonic Bodies Again, Crossing Bridges, Tying Knots, Coloring Maps, and Combing Hair"
13. "Board of Fortune, Frogs, Freshmen, and Sunflowers"
  Notes
  Index

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