aha! Gotcha. Paradoxes to puzzle and delight. Martin Gardner aha! Gotcha is derived from The Paradox Box, a set of filmstrips, cassettes, and Teacher’s. Martin Gardner wrote Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight and Aha! Insight in the early s and I love them both. Both books have. Aha! gotcha by Martin Gardner, , W.H. Freeman edition, in English.

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Paradoxes about integers fractions and an infinite.

It amuses me highly that the book came out of a compilation of filmstrips Gardner had done around various logic puzzles. Gardner at his best!

Insight Martin Gardner No preview available – Even coffee-table landscape eye candy tomes can be roughly compared to other non-fiction reading, but puzzle books more often can be passed off as merely glorified flashcards. In this combined volume, you will find puzzles ranging over geometry, logic, probability, statistics, number, time, combinatorics, and word play. Luis Uribe rated it really liked it Aug 20, Gardner primarily approaches logical fallacies in this book. Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha!

Gotcha by Martin Gardner.

Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle & Delight (Tools for Transformation)

Some of the problems don’t even have an answer, and he even manages to walk you through why we’ve been unable to answer the question even though the answer seems obvious.


It’s a book that focuses almost entirely on those special singularities in our minds where the standard logic of a situation breaks down to allow a loophole, a shortcut Return to Book Page. Apr 23, Jack rated it it was amazing.

Aug 06, Doug rated it it was amazing. This buffet-style approach might dissappoint serious puzzlers like me! This book is lots of fun for accomplished and aspiring nerds, but is also a good first introduction to infinite sets and very basic probability theory.

Insight Volume 10 of Aha!: Dicho esto, el libro trata sobre paradojas en diferentes bloques: It’s kind of an odd book, in that the cartoony style is a little dated fardner it really looks more like a kid’s book or a Gardnwr Adult book. Gardner calls these puzzles aha!

Aha! gotcha

This is a great book for paradox fans of all ages, and it’s wonderful for beginners but still worthwhile to the seasoned puzzler. Infinite Regress 10 3 Geometry. This book twisted my brain up as a child Tristan rated it liked it Sep 12, Gardner primarily approaches logica The world is lesser without Ahs Gardner in it. Paperbackpages.

Aha! A Two Volume Collection: Aha! Gotcha Aha! Insight – Martin Gardner – Google Books

But if you can free your mind from standard problem solving techniques, you may be receptive to an aha! Each puzzle is drawn out using childish stick-figures to present a paradox or riddle, which is then explained and reviewed in prose on the following page.


Nothing could be further from the truth. This book is much more than just a collection of puzzles to solve, it really makes you think about some fascinating ideas relating to paradoxes. Jun 04, Ana rated it it was amazing. Previously published separately, the two books aha!

Nov 19, Fiver rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? This is the first “math” book that I bought for fun.

Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle & Delight by Martin Gardner

Nov 12, Amber dePixi rated it really liked it Shelves: Cute drawings, clever humor, and all around fun. This review may contain an unexpected tiger. Olivia rated it it was amazing Feb 12, You can extend this line of reasoning to prove that the tiger can’t be anywhere within the review. Libro interessante e adatto anche a coloro che, con matematica e logica hanno poco a che fare!

Examples are illustrated TIGER with crude but hilarious drawings some of which originally appeared in a series of filmstrips anyone remember filmstrips? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. United States of America.

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