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Mathematical Games

Cube-root extraction and the calendar trick, or how to cheat in mathematics

May 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The amazing feats of professional mental calculators, and some tricks of the trade

April 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

An array of problems that can be solved with elementary mathematical techniques

March 1, 1967 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Is it possible to visualize a four-dimensional figure?

November 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Can the shuffling of cards (and other apparently random events) be reversed?

October 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The problem of Mrs. Perkins' quilt, and answers to last month's puzzles

September 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Puzzles that can be solved by reasoning based on elementary physical principles

August 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Freud's friend Wilhelm Fliess and his theory of male and female life cycles

July 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The persistence (and futility) of efforts to trisect the angle

June 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Dr. Matrix returns, now in the guise of a neo-Freudian psychonumeranalyst

January 1, 1966 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Magic stars, graphs and polyhedrons, and answers to last month's problems

December 1, 1965 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Pentolninoes and polyominoes: five games and a sampling of problems

October 1, 1965 — Martin Gardner
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