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By Ian Stewart

From the maths of mazes, to cones with a twist, and the superb sphericon - and the way to make one - Ian Stewart is again with extra mathematical tales and puzzles which are as quirky as they're attention-grabbing, and every from the leading edge of the realm of arithmetic.

We know about the maths of time shuttle, discover the form of teardrops (which are usually not tear-drop formed, yet anything a lot, even more strange!), dance with dodecahedra, and play the sport of Hex, among many more bizarre and pleasant mathematical diversions.

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