The Book of Tangrams: 700 Puzzles Sam Loyd

The Book of Tangrams: 700 Puzzles

Author: Sam Loyd
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Book Title
The Book of Tangrams: 700 Puzzles
Author
Sam Loyd
ISBN
9780486833866
The challenge of the tangram, the original "Chinese puzzle," lies in your ability to arrange seven geometrical pieces -- a square, a rhomboid, and five triangles -- into a variety of different shapes. Collected by Sam Loyd, America's great puzzle expert, these 700 endlessly absorbing tangrams offer hours of mind-expanding amusement.Sam Loyd's The Book of Tangrams is also a tribute to this tricky and intriguing puzzle. In a famous and delightful spoof of the tangram's history, Loyd includes running commentary on the popular puzzle's origins in ancient China, its religious significance, and its relation to the Pythagorean theorem. But don't let the amusing dialogue fool you The puzzles are genuine challenges. If you've ever tried your hand at tangrams before, you're probably already addicted to their limitless possibilities. If you haven't, this classic puzzle potpourri will have you hooked in no time Solutions are included.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Sam LoydPublisher: Dover PublicationsPublished: 03/20/2019ISBN: 9780486833866Pages: 144Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.50d
The challenge of the tangram, the original "Chinese puzzle," lies in your ability to arrange seven geometrical pieces -- a square, a rhomboid, and five triangles -- into a variety of different shapes. Collected by Sam Loyd, America's great puzzle expert, these 700 endlessly absorbing tangrams offer hours of mind-expanding amusement.
Sam Loyd's The Book of Tangrams is also a tribute to this tricky and intriguing puzzle. In a famous and delightful spoof of the tangram's history, Loyd includes running commentary on the popular puzzle's origins in ancient China, its religious significance, and its relation to the Pythagorean theorem. But don't let the amusing dialogue fool you The puzzles are genuine challenges. If you've ever tried your hand at tangrams before, you're probably already addicted to their limitless possibilities. If you haven't, this classic puzzle potpourri will have you hooked in no time Solutions are included.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sam Loyd
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 03/20/2019
ISBN: 9780486833866
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.50d
The challenge of the tangram, the original "Chinese puzzle," lies in your ability to arrange seven geometrical pieces -- a square, a rhomboid, and five triangles -- into a variety of different shapes. Collected by Sam Loyd, America's great puzzle expert, these 700 endlessly absorbing tangrams offer hours of mind-expanding amusement.
Sam Loyd's The Book of Tangrams is also a tribute to this tricky and intriguing puzzle. In a famous and delightful spoof of the tangram's history, Loyd includes running commentary on the popular puzzle's origins in ancient China, its religious significance, and its relation to the Pythagorean theorem. But don't let the amusing dialogue fool you The puzzles are genuine challenges. If you've ever tried your hand at tangrams before, you're probably already addicted to their limitless possibilities. If you haven't, this classic puzzle potpourri will have you hooked in no time Solutions are included.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sam Loyd
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 03/20/2019
ISBN: 9780486833866
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.50d