Books Containing Puzzles

   

Without Words
$12.95
In this book solving puzzles is practised in a different way from most books they will have seen before:
- Readers get no clues to what the puzzle is about
- They may take hours or even days to work out what is being asked of them
- Even after that, some problems may have no solution
The result of this challenge is a really challenging book that will fascinate anyone interested in puzzles and recreational mathematicians in particular. This volume contains 36 puzzles ranging from quite easy to more difficult. By James Tanton. Paperback, 6" x 8" (2015).
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More Without Words
$12.95
In this book solving puzzles is practised in a different way from most books they will have seen before:
- Readers get no clues to what the puzzle is about
- They may take hours or even days to work out what is being asked of them
- Even after that, some problems may have no solution
The result of this challenge is a really challenging book that will fascinate anyone interested in puzzles and recreational mathematicians in particular. This volume contains 36 puzzles (different than those in Without Words, of course) ranging from quite easy to more difficult. By James Tanton. Paperback, 6" x 8" (2015).
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Path Puzzles
$11.95
If you like Sudoku or Ken Ken, but you're ready for something new, you're going to love Path Puzzles. Path Puzzles are maps of information describing a hidden path of safety through a room filled with pitfalls. Seven levels of difficulty will transform you into a master pathfinder. For the truly intrepid, a bonus chapter adds encrypted clues, giving the puzzles an added dimension. You'll have fun while building your abstract reasoning and mathematical skills. Path Puzzles are the next wave in puzzling! By Roderick Kimball. Paperback, 8.7" x 5.4", 105 pages (2013).
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Tarquin Mathematical Challenges
$14.95
By John Plant. The challenges in this book are mainly designed for able mathematicians in upper primary or lower secondary although many of the tasks are appropriate for a much wider range of ages. Each task has a Task Sheet describing the challenge and Explanatory Notes that include learning objectives, resources implications, advice, answers and possible further study. Teachers and parents will find it invaluable. The challenges are graded in terms of their accessibility to a wide range of ability (rather than in terms of difficulty). Many of the challenges are presented as practical problems to help pupils develop their mathematical thinking. 62 pages, 9-1/2" x 6-1/2", paperbound (2014).

   

Tarquin Number Challenges
$14.95
By Gerald Jenkins and Magdalen Bear. Anyone looking for number puzzles to stretch and intrigue will be delighted with the contents of this original book. The demanding challenges explore the properties of numbers and the patterns and hidden relationships which exist between them. Many of the challenges are presented in a visual or diagrammatic way with tables or charts to complete or fill in. 7" x 9-1/2", 56 pages.
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Tangrams - 330 Puzzles
$5.95
By Ronald C. Read. 334 different Tangram puzzles, with solutions, grouped by category. 152 pages, 5-3/8" x 8-1/2", paperbound (1965).
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A Puzzle a Day
$14.95
Although primarily written for pupils in secondary schools, these puzzles do not require a high level of syllabus knowledge, making them accessible to a wide range of ages and abilities. There are 180 puzzles, offering two similar ones on each of a wide variety of topics. Complete with answers. By Vivien Lucas. Paperback, 6-1/4" x 6-1/4", 95 pages (2007).
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Mathematical Snacks
$14.95
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Although primarily written for pupils in secondary schools, these puzzles do not require a high level of syllabus knowledge, making them accessible to a wide range of ages and abilities. There are 180 puzzles, offering two similar ones on each of a wide variety of topics. Complete with answers. By Jon Millington. Paperback, 6-1/4" x 6-1/4", 95 pages (2008).
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The Magic of Flexagons
$14.95
Flexagons are made by folding paper in certain ways and when they are flexed, turned and unfolded in different ways, they show puzzling and curious effects. Some of this extensive collection are in the form of puzzles to be solved, others have rather mysterious properties. By David Mitchell. Paperback, 8-1/4" x 11-1/2", 32 pages.
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Tarquin Sudoku
$8.95
Gerald Jenkins lifetime of experience as a teacher and as a publisher has led him to produce something unique. Key features of this book are: Save teacher or puzzlesetter time through specifically prepared self-explanatory photocopiables; Succinct explanations provide information on the mathematics behind Sudoku puzzles making that simple to explain; Templates and explanations are provided to enable teachers, and puzzlesetters in maths clubs and other groups, with all that is required to set your own Sudoku puzzles; 32 photocopiable master puzzles of varying difficulty are provides, plus a blank for setting your own puzzles. 2 further puzzles of greater difficulty are also provided. 8" x 12", 40 pages.
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