The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of. THE CANTERBURY PUZZLES HENRY ERNEST DUDENEY. ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL sharp as most men at solving a puzzle, had to admit ‚Äúthere be. Your review is very interesting and thought provoking. I don’t usually delve deeply into mathematics, but I’ll give this book a try because of your.

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I read it to my kids and they said “Mom! Full Course in Speed Arithmetic. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Product Description Product Details “There is really a practical utility in puzzle-solving,” remarked English mathematician and puzzle creator Henry Dudeney.

Bear Longyear – favorite favorite favorite favorite – August 3, Subject: Rafael Ontivero rated it it was ok Nov 23, Marsha Griffith rated it liked it Nov 13, They keep the brain alert, stimulate the imagination and develop the reasoning faculties. Rachel rated it liked it Mar 10, The Canterbury Puzzles By: Edmonsbury, offer a stimulating challenge to the mathematically advanced.


Books by Henry Canterbiry Dudeney. The puzzles range from the easy to the very difficult, with little warning of the challenge.

The Canterbury Puzzles

Like math itself, Canterbury Puzzles demands attention be invested; it is not passive entertainment. Recreational Mathematics Landmark This slim volume in a more recent, substantially identical Dover edition is one of the oldest and strongest connections I have to the world of mathematics.

Uploaded on January 10, Many of us are very apt to suffer from mental cobwebs, and there is nothing equal to the solving of puzzles and problems for sweeping them away. Some nice puzzles, some not so nice. This book includes puzzles, not as individual problems but as incidents in connected stories.

In all cases, solutions are provided at the end. The first 31 problems are posed by the pilgrims in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: Santhoshini rated it it was ok Sep 21, Tim Robinson rated it really liked it Sep 29, Trivia About The Canterbury Pu All mothers are different–thank goodness!


Sammy rated it liked it Jul 09, Caanterbury book’s only real shortcoming is that the puzzle descriptions and especially the solutions are rather terse. Stetsenko rated it it was amazing May 31, Joyce Margaret Lownie rated it did not like it Jun 01, Chintan Mistry rated canterburu liked it Dec 20, S rated it really liked it Sep 02, This is the definitive edition of mathematical puzzles.

Gio rated it really liked it Aug 23, Other books in the series. Mar 21, Ami Iida rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: About Henry Ernest Dudeney.