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Book DetailsDolciani Mathematical ExpositionsVolume: 26; 2003; 241 pp
Ross Honsberger has done it again. He has brought together another wonderful collection of elementary mathematical problems and their solutions abounding in striking surprises and brilliant ideas that reflect the beauty of mathematics. Many of these problems come from mathematical journals. Others come from various mathematical competitions such as the Tournament of the Towns, the Balkan Olympiad, the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, and the Putnam exam. And, of course, there is a problem suggested by Paul Erdös. This book is ideal for students, teachers and anyone interested in recreational mathematics.

Table of Contents

Chapters

Section 1. The Remarkable WineRack Property

Section 2. The Restless Lion

Section 3. Apples and Sticks

Section 4. A Surprising Result of Paul Erdős

Section 5. Miscellaneous Gleanings

Section 6. An Application of Turán’s Theorem

Section 7. Four Problems from Putnam Papers

Section 8. Topics Based on Problems from Quantum

Section 9. Two Distinguished Integers

Section 10. A Property of the Binomial Coefficients

Section 11. Nine Miscellaneous Problems

Section 12. A Problem in CoinTossing

Section 13. Semiregular Lattice Polygons

Section 14. Six Problems from the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge

Section 15. Three Pretty Theorems in Geometry

Section 16. Two Gems from Euclidean Geometry

Section 17. The Thue–Morse–Hedlund Sequence

Section 18. Two Miscellaneous Problems

Section 19. A Surprising Property of Regular Polygons

Section 20. Three Short Stories in Number Theory

Section 21. Three Geometry Problems

Section 22. Three Problems From The 1990 Balkan Olympiad

Section 23. A Japanese “Fan” Problem

Section 24. Slicing a Doughnut

Section 25. A Problem from the 1980 Tournament of the Towns


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Ross Honsberger has done it again. He has brought together another wonderful collection of elementary mathematical problems and their solutions abounding in striking surprises and brilliant ideas that reflect the beauty of mathematics. Many of these problems come from mathematical journals. Others come from various mathematical competitions such as the Tournament of the Towns, the Balkan Olympiad, the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, and the Putnam exam. And, of course, there is a problem suggested by Paul Erdös. This book is ideal for students, teachers and anyone interested in recreational mathematics.

Chapters

Section 1. The Remarkable WineRack Property

Section 2. The Restless Lion

Section 3. Apples and Sticks

Section 4. A Surprising Result of Paul Erdős

Section 5. Miscellaneous Gleanings

Section 6. An Application of Turán’s Theorem

Section 7. Four Problems from Putnam Papers

Section 8. Topics Based on Problems from Quantum

Section 9. Two Distinguished Integers

Section 10. A Property of the Binomial Coefficients

Section 11. Nine Miscellaneous Problems

Section 12. A Problem in CoinTossing

Section 13. Semiregular Lattice Polygons

Section 14. Six Problems from the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge

Section 15. Three Pretty Theorems in Geometry

Section 16. Two Gems from Euclidean Geometry

Section 17. The Thue–Morse–Hedlund Sequence

Section 18. Two Miscellaneous Problems

Section 19. A Surprising Property of Regular Polygons

Section 20. Three Short Stories in Number Theory

Section 21. Three Geometry Problems

Section 22. Three Problems From The 1990 Balkan Olympiad

Section 23. A Japanese “Fan” Problem

Section 24. Slicing a Doughnut

Section 25. A Problem from the 1980 Tournament of the Towns