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Riddles in mathematics

Eugene P. Northrop

Riddles in mathematics

a book of paradoxes.

by Eugene P. Northrop

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Van Nostrand, 1944; first published in Britain EUP, 1945.

SeriesPelican books
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.,18cm
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18995196M

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