The Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles To Solve With Simple Math-and Clever Logic! by Naoki InabaThe Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles To Solve With Simple Math-and Clever Logic! by Naoki Inaba

The Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles To Solve With Simple Math-and Clever Logic!

byNaoki Inaba, Ryoichi MurakamiIntroduction byAlex Bellos

Paperback | October 10, 2017

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The rules are simple . . . The math is easy . . .The puzzles get harder and harder!

Once you match wits with area mazes, you’ll be hooked! Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value.

Just Remember:
  • Area = length × width
  • Use spatial reasoning to find helpful relationships
  • Whole numbers are all you need. You can always get the answer without using fractions!

Originally invented for gifted students, area mazes (menseki meiro), have taken all of Japan by storm. Are you a sudoku fanatic? Do you play brain games to stay sharp? Did you love geometry . . . or would you like to finally show it who’s boss? Feed your brain some area mazes—they could be just what you’re craving!
Naoki Inaba has invented over 400 new types of puzzle, and also writes sudoku and other popular puzzles for magazines in Japan. He lives in Japan.Alex Bellos holds a degree in mathematics and philosophy from Oxford University. His bestselling books include Here’s Looking at Euclid and Can You Solve My Problems? He is the coauthor of tw...
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Title:The Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles To Solve With Simple Math-and Clever Logic!Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:The ExperimentLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1615194215

ISBN - 13:9781615194216

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“The only math you’ll need to know is that length times width equals area.”—FiveThirtyEight

“Addictive.”—BoingBoing