Mathematics, as a subject, can often be perplexing and complex. However, it is these very characteristics that make it alluring for those who love to solve puzzles. In Stanley J. Farlow’s book, Paradoxes in Mathematics, readers are invited to explore a diverse range of paradoxes that challenge our perceptions and understanding of math. From the unexpected outcomes to the deceiving sleight-of-hand, Farlow presents 28 intriguing conundrums that require only a basic understanding of mathematical principles.
Counting, infinity, geometry, and arithmetic are just some of the areas where these paradoxes emerge. By the end of the book, readers will have gained a painless introduction to new mathematical concepts while enjoying a stimulating set of puzzles presented in an engaging and captivating manner.