aha! Gotcha. Paradoxes to puzzle and delight. Martin Gardner aha! Gotcha is derived from The Paradox Box, a set of filmstrips, cassettes, and Teacher’s. Martin Gardner wrote Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight and Aha! Insight in the early s and I love them both. Both books have. Aha! gotcha by Martin Gardner, , W.H. Freeman edition, in English.

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Feb 28, BP rated it gzrdner was amazing Recommends it for: A Two Volume Collection. A great intro to how to think about the world logically. Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha!

Population Implosion 37 The Gamblers Fallacy. Olivia botcha it it was amazing Feb 12, Insight are here combined as a single volume. Examples are illustrated TIGER with crude but hilarious drawings some of which originally appeared in a series of filmstrips anyone remember filmstrips? Paperbackpages. United States of America.

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The Barber Paradox 16 Mirror Magic. Gardner primarily approaches logical fallacies in this book. Gardner calls these puzzles aha! You can extend this line of reasoning to prove that the tiger can’t be anywhere within the review.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book contains paradoxes, puzzles, explanations, and a miniature comic to go with each. Very thought-proking and dispells some common myths.

Gotcha,” is that rare breed of puzzlebook that has universal appeal. Trice rated it it was amazing Sep 06, A gift from my father in Nov 12, Amber dePixi rated it really liked it Shelves: This buffet-style approach might dissappoint serious puzzlers like me!

Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle & Delight by Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner was a supremely intelligent mathematician with a real talent for explaining complex mathematical problems in a ahaa that lay people could understand.

Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature especially the writings of Lewis Carrollphilosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. Matija Mazi rated it it was amazing Aug 06, In this combined volume, you will find puzzles ranging over geometry, logic, probability, statistics, number, time, combinatorics, and word play.


Make no mistake, it’s not, though young adults could certainly benefit and enjoy. Don’t be discouraged if, at first, you have difficulty with these problems. May 23, Adam rated it it was amazing.

Insight Martin Gardner No preview available – Preface xvu The Ubiquitous Number 9 Many interesting problems, but for almost all of them a remainder is made to another book of the great Martin Gardner I remember reading its articles on Scientific American ; that sounds to me more than a “paid” advertisement; most paradoxes are just outlined.

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He wrote the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American from toand published over 70 books. Previously published separately, the two books aha!