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Mathematical Games

Dr. Matrix gives his explanation of why Mr. Nixon was elected President

January 1, 1969 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The world of the Mbius strip: endless, edgeless and one-sided

December 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

On the ancient lore of dice and the odds against making a point

November 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

MacMahon's color triangles and the joys of fitting them together

October 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

An array of puzzles and tricks, with a few traps for the unwary

August 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

On the meaning of randomness and some ways of achieving it

July 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A short treatise on the useless elegance of perfect numbers and amicable pairs

March 1, 1968 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A mixed bag of logical and illogical problems to solve

November 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

In which a computer prints out mammoth polygonal factorials

August 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Of sprouts and Brussels sprouts, games with a topological flavor

July 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The polyhex and the polyabolo, polygonal jigsaw puzzle pieces

June 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner
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