2 edition of **Mathematical games and puzzles.** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1974** by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .

Written in English

- Mathematical recreations.,
- Mathematical recreations.

Presents in text and diagrams more than forty games and puzzles that demonstrate mathematical principles.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 95.

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA95 .R5 1974 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 80p. |

Number of Pages | 80 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20768708M |

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