The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections

The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections

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This study examines the history, geometry and practical construction of three-dimensional puzzles, and explores their increasing popularity throughout the world. Many different kinds of interlocking assembly puzzles are described, including a number of previously unpublished ones and many posing unsolved problems. Containing problems involving burrs, Tangrams, polyonimoes and those using rhombic dodecahedrons and truncated octahedrons, this collection will interest mathematicians and puzzle enthusiasts alike.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 203 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 24 half-tones, 200 line drawings, bibliography
  • 0192861336
  • 9780192861337

About Stewart T. Coffin

About the Author Stewart T. Coffin is also the author of Puzzle Craft.show more

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