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Published: 19 January 2012

226 Pages | 120 color

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199756568

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Taking Sudoku Seriously

The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle

Jason Rosenhouse and Laura Taalman

  • The first book to discuss in-depth the inner workings of sudoku and its connections to the larger world of mathematics
  • Serves both as an introduction to mathematics for puzzle fans and as an exploration of the intricacies of Sudoku for mathematics buffs
  • Show that Sudoku puzzles and their variants are a gateway into mathematical thinking generally
  • Includes full-color sudoku and related puzzles