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Mathematics Galore!
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Introduction 1: Amazing Mazes 2: Dancing with mathematics 3: Sundials: how to tell the time without a digital watch 4: Magical mathematics 5: Castles: mathematics in defence and attack 6: How to be a spy: the mathematics of codes and ciphers 7: What's in a name? 8: Doing the sums

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This is a book that meets not only the needs of teachers who are involved in the delivery of enrichment material whether it be in the classroom or on a Saturday morning, but also the cravings of those occasional students whose appetite for mathematics is insatiable. The Mathematical Gazette Resources like this deserve a prominent place on the shelf of any mathematics department that is on the look out for ways to enthuse, educate, inspire and challenge. The Mathematical Gazette The main ideas are accessible to children from the age of eleven, while some parts of the book should interest and challenge older school and university students, as well as their teachers and parents. EMS What a good read for anyone interested in mathematics ... historical stories link beautifully to work involving different bases and give good introductory stories for lessons in number work ... Whether you are a teacher in a junior or secondary school this book offers some interesting starting points in areas of mathematics not normally covered in the standard school curriculum ... the author's style is very engaging. Mathematics TODAY "As Obi-Wan Kenobi said about the Light Sabre in Star Wars, a slide-rule is an ancient weapon from a more civilised age" State Budd and Sangwin in their book Mathematics Galore ... placed in the right hands [the book] is a powerful weapon. May the force be strong with readers. was there ever a more civilised age when mathematics was taught as eclectically as this? Plus Online Magazine This is a book which anyone with an interest in mathematics should enjoy, particulary those looking for innovative teaching ideas. Education in Chemistry

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