2 edition of **Mathematics in fun and in earnest.** found in the catalog.

Mathematics in fun and in earnest.

Nathan Altshiller Court

- 8 Want to read
- 28 Currently reading

Published
**1962**
by Dial Press in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematical recreations,
- Mathematics -- Philosophy,
- Mathematics

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA7 C68 1962 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 250p. |

Number of Pages | 250 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL16502423M |

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Genre/Form: Puzzles and games: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Altshiller-Court, Nathan, b. Mathematics in fun and in earnest. New York, Dial Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Dial Press, Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Mathematics in Fun and in Earnest Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Nathan Altshiller Court (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nathan Altshiller Court Page.

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