Cows in the Maze

cover of Cows in the Maze

The sequel to Math Hysteria and How to Cut a Cake

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       Cows in the Maze is Oxford University Press’s third collection of my Mathematical Recreations columns from Scientific American and its French edition Pour La Science.


1    The Lore and Lure of Dice
2    Pursuing Polygonal Privacy
3    Making Winning Connections
4    Jumping Champions
5    Walking with Quadrupeds
6    Tiling Space with Knots
7    Forward to the Future 1: Trapped in Time!
8    Forward to the Future 2: Holes: Black, White, and Worm
9    Forward to the Future 3: Back to the Past, with Interest...
10    Cone With a Twist
11    What Shape is a Teardrop?
12    The Interrogator’s Fallacy
13    Cows in the Maze
14    Knight’s Tours on Rectangles
15    Cat’s Cradle Calculus Challenge
16    Glass Klein Bottles
17    Cementing Relationships
18    Knotting Ventured, Knotting Gained
19    Most-Perfect Magic Squares
20    It Can’t Be Done!
21    Dances With Dodecahedra

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The cows are back!