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Author Stewart, Ian, 1945-

Title How to cut a cake : and other mathematical conundrums / Ian Stewart.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  510 St49h 2002    ---  Available
Description xi, 231 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-221) and index.
Contents Your half's bigger than my half! -- Repealing the law of averages -- Arithmetic and old lace -- Paradox lost -- Tight tins for round sardines -- The never-ending chess game -- Quods and quasars -- Zero knowledge protocols -- Empires on the moon -- Empires and electronics -- Resurrection shuffle-- Double bubble, toil and trouble -- Crossed lines in the brick factory -- Division without envy -- Furiously flashing fireflies -- Why phone cords get tangled -- Sierpinski's ubiquitous gasket -- Defend the roman empire!-- Triangulation takeaway -- Easter Is a quasicrystal
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Activity programs.
Mathematical recreations.
ISBN 0199205906 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780199205905 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 100433674
NZ1 10904514

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