4 edition of **Mathematical diversions** found in the catalog.

Mathematical diversions

J. A. H. Hunter

- 242 Want to read
- 21 Currently reading

Published
**1963**
by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J
.

Written in English

- Mathematical recreations

**Edition Notes**

Also contains an article on Picking Particular Permutations, the procedure found by Dale Kozniuk, a High School student.

Statement | [by] J. A. H. Hunter and Joseph S. Madachy. |

Contributions | Madachy, Joseph S., joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA95 .H82 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 178 p. |

Number of Pages | 178 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5873245M |

LC Control Number | 63000830 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 337447 |

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