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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Lists with This Book. May 23, Adam rated it it was amazing. Nov 19, Fiver rated it really liked it. United States of America. Matija Mazi rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Paperbackpages. Insight Volume 10 of Aha!: Each puzzle is drawn out using garrner stick-figures to present a paradox or riddle, which is then explained and reviewed in prose on the following page.

This buffet-style approach might dissappoint serious puzzlers like me! Nov 09, Sarah Rigg rated it liked it.

Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle & Delight (Tools for Transformation)

Paradoxes about integers fractions and an infinite. Infinite Regress 10 3 Geometry. You can extend this line of reasoning to prove that the tiger can’t be anywhere within the review.


Preface xvu The Ubiquitous Number 9 Contents Preface xvu The Ubiquitous Number 9 He wrote the Mathematical Games gotcja in Scientific American from toand published over 70 books. No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a book that focuses almost entirely on those gothca singularities in our minds where the standard logic of a situation breaks down to allow a loophole, a shortcut Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Luis Uribe rated it really liked it Aug 20, Eugene Zilberleyb rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Carmen rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Now you know the tiger can’t be the last word, because then it wouldn’t be unexpected; having read all the words but one without finding the tiger, you would know the tiger was next before you actually saw it.

Want to Read saving…. May 23, Anna Kander added it Shelves: Published December 31st by W. This book contains paradoxes, puzzles, explanations, and a miniature comic to go with each.

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Open Preview See a Problem? It’s kind of an odd book, in that the cartoony style is a little dated and it really looks more like a kid’s book or a Young Adult book. 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.

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In this combined volume, you will find Don’t be discouraged if, at first, you have difficulty with these problems. This buffet-style approac Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha!

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At least the cartoons helped! You can see a few sample pages on this Boing Boing link: