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Stories by Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Some diverting tricks which involve the concept of numerical congruence

July 1, 1958 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

About Henry Ernest Dudeney, a brilliant creator of puzzles

June 1, 1958 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Concerning the celebrated puzzle of five sailors, a monkey and a pile of coconuts

April 1, 1958 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

About left- and right-handedness, mirror images and kindred matters

March 1, 1958 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Concerning the game of nim and its mathematical analysis

February 1, 1958 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

More about complex dominoes, plus the answers to last month's puzzles

December 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Nine titillating puzzles, the answers to which will be given next month

November 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

How to remember numbers by mnemonic devices such as cuff links and red zebras

October 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Concerning various card tricks with a mathematical message

September 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The life and work of Sam Loyd, a mighty inventor of puzzles

August 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Concerning the game of Hex, which may be played on the tiles of the bathroom floor

July 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Curious figures descended from the Moebius band, which has only one side and one edge

June 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Paradoxes dealing with birthdays, playing cards, coins, crows and red-haired typists

April 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Some old and new Versions of ticktacktoe, plus the answers to last month's puzzles

March 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

An assortment of maddening puzzles. Warning: The solutions will not be given until March

February 1, 1957 — Martin Gardner
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