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Brain Exerciser, The
Designed to appeal to math puzzle and game lovers, this selection of brain teasers is
categorized by skill level -- mathematically challenged to mathematically advanced.
Clever Games for Clever
You can play these games developed by mathematician John Conway just for fun, but you'll
also learn how games can be used to describe numbers.
An introduction to the theory of combinatorial games is followed by annotated essays that
describe various related projects.
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
Choose from an array of games and puzzles based on logic, probability, basic math, algebra
and other mathematical disciplines and approaches, consult the extensive glossary or link
to other number-rich pages.
Strain your brain with these tricky math problems, but don't think you can bail out in the
middle and check the answers. You must e-mail the Webmaster for the answers, and have to
include your proposed solutions.
Lecture Notes on the Mathematics
of the Rubik's Cube
Extensive set of lecture notes from a college course exploring the theory of the Rubik's
Little Math Puzzle Contest, The
Weekly puzzles posted to the SchoolNet Listserv are compiled for use in classrooms across
Explore the mathematics behind the magic of magic squares -- arrays of numbers in which
the sum of each row, column and diagonal is identical.
Use this interactive Java interface to try to stump the computer as it attempts to guess
your magic number.
Explanations and examples of magic squares -- numerical arrays in which the sum of each
row equals the sum of each column -- and the chance to construct your own via the
Math Problem of the Week
A series of challenging problems that will keep math undergraduates busy with their
calculators as they attempt to prove, define and solve these puzzles. Solutions are
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