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The Resource The riddler : fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight, edited by Oliver Roeder ; foreword by Nate Silver

The riddler : fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight, edited by Oliver Roeder ; foreword by Nate Silver

Label
The riddler : fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight
Title
The riddler
Title remainder
fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight
Statement of responsibility
edited by Oliver Roeder ; foreword by Nate Silver
Title variation
Fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the tradition of Martin Gardner's beloved brain teasers, Oliver Roeder's delightful puzzles explore the math implicit in everyday occurences. The most mind-bending puzzles on the internet appear weekly in Oliver Roeder's "The Riddler" column. Presented by Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight, an online mecca for statistics nerds, the column attracts a rabid community of puzzlers (including the coach of the U.S. Math Olympiad team and a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory) who rush to submit solutions and extensions. Now, FiveThirtyEight presents the first-ever Riddler collection, featuring the column's most popular problems, which draw on geometry, logic, statistics, and game theory, along with six never-before-published puzzles. The simplest require a mere flash of insight, while the toughest involve deep applications of analysis and probability theory. Can you rig an election? What's the best way to drop a smartphone? Can you solve the puzzle of the overflowing martini glass? Designed to appeal to a range of skill levels, The Riddler will be the perfect gift for any math or puzzle enthusiast"--
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Publisher
Dewey number
793.74
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA95
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1978-
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  • Roeder, Oliver
  • Silver, Nate
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Mathematical recreations
Target audience
adult
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Label
The riddler : fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight, edited by Oliver Roeder ; foreword by Nate Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvi, 186 pages
Isbn
9780393609912
Lccn
2018027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The riddler : fantastic puzzles from FiveThirtyEight, edited by Oliver Roeder ; foreword by Nate Silver
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvi, 186 pages
Isbn
9780393609912
Lccn
2018027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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