A tall tale about unusual birthday pattern.
Stories for 'Mathematical Puzzles'
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A fastpaced novel involving mathematics, the Pyramid of Khufu, and of course, a fabulous treasure. Written in the true spirit of the early twentieth century mystery and adventure novels.

A classic puzzle about “negative coconuts”… woven into a puzzle tale…

An earthman captured by aliens outwits them by tangling them up in selfreferential paradoxes of logic while throwing in Zeno’s paradox for good measure…

An earthman captured by aliens outwits them by tangling them up in a game of Tower of Hanoi…

A grad student is asked to solve a math puzzle by his professor in order to win his daughter’s hand in marriage.

A story about decoding a short string of numbers, which is the combination to open a safe.

A small mystery about guessing a telephone number from two simple clues.