For many, mathematics is a scary subject that they have been taught to hate right from their childhood. The subject is often termed as hard and tedious, and people hardly take the time to delve into its formulae and theories.
Mathematics can be fun, though, when approached in the right way. This puzzle book shows its readers delightful ways in which they can tease their brains and make them work, through solving some very interesting maths problems. Puzzles to Puzzle You features exciting and intriguing mathematical puzzles that will help readers sharpen their maths skills in a fun way.
The puzzles here are devised and presented by Shakuntala Devi, the well-known mathematical genius from India. Matching wits with the genius and trying to solve the puzzles can be a very interesting and productive activity, especially for students, children, and professionals.
This book is designed in such a way that the given problems can be solved numerically, rather than logically. Puzzles To Puzzle You can be used as a preparation guide by readers who have to appear for general tests and examinations that feature a quantitative section. It can also be used by people who are appearing for public service exams.
About The Author
Shakuntala Devi is a well known Indian mathematical genius. She is a prodigy, and is often termed as a ‘human calculator’, thanks to her skills.
Shakuntala has written many puzzle books, and books on the subject of mathematics. Her other books include Super Memory: It Can Be Yours, The Book of Numbers, Figuring Joy of Numbers, Mathability: Awaken The Math Genius In Your Child, and In The Wonderland Of Numbers.
She was born in Bangalore, India, in the year 1939, and hails from a very humble background. Even from a very young age, her skills were obvious. She shot to fame when she defeated a computer, the UNIVAC 1108 in a race to calculate the cube root of 188138517.
Decent puzlle book, with some really nice mathematical puzzles.
Ranjit K. Nair (RNK)
30 Aug, 2011
Decent book for sharpening your mathematical thinking
29 Oct, 2013
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Puzzles to Puzzle You
23 Apr, 2015
A very good book for brain storming students
30 Mar, 2015
very very good book for time-pass
Jishnu R. Gohel
30 Nov, 2014