Derrick Niederman Puzzler's Dilemma

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Puzzler's Dilemma

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A man is found hanging in a locked room with no furniture and a puddle of water under his feet. What happened? From ancient Greek paradoxes to the role of probability in television game shows (via the Rubiks Cube, chess problems and crosswords) this entertaining book illustrates eleven classic types of logic puzzle, tells the stories behind their creation and shows how to go about solving them.

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REVIEWS FOR NUMBER FREAK 'Once you start reading NUMBER FREAK it's just like the number system itself - impossible to stop.' --Prof. Ian Stewart

This book is a complete joy. It made me smile. A lot.' --Carol Vorderman

'A great maths book for geeks and non-geeks alike.' --Johnny Ball

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Derrick Niederman is a mathematician turned investment-writer. He is the author of several books on numbers and finance, including What the Numbers Say,The Inner Game of Investing and his much-acclaimed Number Freak. He has written a series of puzzle books and is regular contributor of crossword puzzles to The New York Times.

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