150+ Challenging Numeric & Logic Puzzles by Gordon R Burgin150+ Challenging Numeric & Logic Puzzles by Gordon R Burgin

150+ Challenging Numeric & Logic Puzzles

byGordon R Burgin

Paperback | June 29, 2016

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Welcome to the challenge of recreational mathematics.

Puzzles are good for you! The general consensus amongst scientists is that mental exercise improves mental performance. ‘U-can-do’ puzzles and problems have been designed to give your brain the necessary mental exercise.  They will stimulate your thinking process while improving your concentration, IQ and consequently, your self-esteem.

For the young, the puzzles will develop your logical reasoning and problem solving skills. For the more mature puzzler, the exercises will protect against brain deterioration - the ‘use it or lose it’ theory. Irrespective of age, there are challenges for everyone. For further enjoyment, math quotes, facts, humour, anagrams and other special features are included throughout the book. 

A teacher once told me, “If at you first don’t succeed, keep trying. Success does not come without failure but failure comes by not trying”. So with this in mind, put on your thinking cap, take the challenge, don’t give up and you will enjoy the positive results!

Need help? There are hints/suggestions throughout the book and solutions, answers and relevant supporting mathematical information in the back pages. As an extra bonus there is an associated puzzle website available, www.gordonburgin.com.

Gordon Burgin studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Buffalo, NY, USA. His analytical skills were honed by his career in electronics but in his spare time he followed his keen interest in Maths by teaching Systems Analysis and Mathematics at Junior College level in California. After retirement he volunteered as a Scienc...
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Title:150+ Challenging Numeric & Logic PuzzlesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.2 inPublished:June 29, 2016Publisher:G R BurginLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1905946503

ISBN - 13:9781905946501

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Table of Contents

Introduction by Gordon Burgin;1-Puzzles;63-Solutions;77-Puzzle solving tips;78-Getting started;79-Units of measurements;79-Measurement conversion;80-Solution hints for EQUATE puzzles;82-Some algebra basics;84-Order of arithmetic operations;85-Prime numbers;85-Percentages, fractions and decimals;86-Roman arithmetic;87-Alphametic puzzle tips;87-Equations for basic shapes;88-Pythagorean theorem;90-About the author;91-Index;