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Hinged dissections: Swinging and Twisting

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PLEASE NOTE: Despite the title page being stamped DAMAGED, however on inspection NONE seems to be visible.

Using this book, you can explore ways to create hinged collections of pieces that swing together to form a figure. Swing them another way and they form another figure! The profuse illustrations and lively text will show you how to find a wealth of hinged dissections for all kinds of polygons, stars and crosses, curved and even three-dimensional figures. For an added challenge, you can try using different kinds of hinges for twisting and flipping pieces. The author includes careful explanation of ingenious techniques, as well as puzzles and solutions for readers of all mathematical levels. If you remember any secondary school geometry, you are already on your way. These novel and original dissections will be a gold mine for math puzzle enthusiasts, for math educators in search of enrichment topics, and for anyone who loves to see beautiful objects in motion. This book is like new with a dust wrapper in film.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Greg N. Frederickson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x18x2cm
Edition:
First (2002)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521811929
ISBN-13:
9780521811927
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Hinged dissections: Swinging and Twisting

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PLEASE NOTE: Despite the title page being stamped DAMAGED, however on inspection NONE seems to be visible.

Using this book, you can explore ways to create hinged collections of pieces that swing together to form a figure. Swing them another way and they form another figure! The profuse illustrations and lively text will show you how to find a wealth of hinged dissections for all kinds of polygons, stars and crosses, curved and even three-dimensional figures. For an added challenge, you can try using different kinds of hinges for twisting and flipping pieces. The author includes careful explanation of ingenious techniques, as well as puzzles and solutions for readers of all mathematical levels. If you remember any secondary school geometry, you are already on your way. These novel and original dissections will be a gold mine for math puzzle enthusiasts, for math educators in search of enrichment topics, and for anyone who loves to see beautiful objects in motion. This book is like new with a dust wrapper in film.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Greg N. Frederickson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x18x2cm
Edition:
First (2002)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521811929
ISBN-13:
9780521811927
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Hinged dissections: Swinging and Twisting

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