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The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge

Over 365 Puzzles to Test Your Wits and Excite Your Mind

The UK Mathematics Trust

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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
01 November 2018
Sudoku & number puzzles
'Be warned: cracking puzzles releases a very addictive drug.' - Marcus du Sautoy Have you ever wanted to be a puzzle pro or logical luminary? Well, look no further!

The perfect way to liven up your day, The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge has over 365 puzzles to test your wits and excite your mind. From starter puzzles to perplexing Olympiad problems designed to stretch even the strongest mathematicians, this book is the ideal forum to get your brain into gear and feed it with the challenges it craves.

Specially curated from the UK Mathematics Trust's catalogue of puzzles, most of these problems can be tackled using no more than a little numerical knowledge, logical thinking and native wit. Including interludes of crossnumber conundrums and shuttle challenges, space for your working out and a handy glossary for those obscure mathematical terms, this book has everything you need to solve captivating problems all year round.

Do you have what it takes to conquer The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge?
By:   The UK Mathematics Trust
Imprint:   HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   410g
ISBN:   9780008316402
ISBN 10:   0008316406
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The UK Mathematics Trust is well-known for its challenging and entertaining Maths problems circulated throughout numerous schools and colleges in the country. They are a registered charity responsible for the organisation and running of a wide range of mathematical competitions, including both individual and team challenges, the British Mathematical Olympiad, as well as UKMT Summer Schools and Mathematical Circles. Their puzzles and solutions are written by over 400 volunteers across the UK.

Reviews for The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge: Over 365 Puzzles to Test Your Wits and Excite Your Mind

`In this book you can immerse yourself in the joys of [...] the amazing buzz you get when you've struggled to crack a challenging puzzle and then suddenly you see a clever way to unlock the enigma' - Marcus du Sautoy `As a school maths teacher, I thrive on writing puzzles for my students. Now teacher becomes student, as I roll up my sleeves and get stuck into these puzzles. Many of my students have participated in UKMT maths challenges, so it's a chance for everyone to put their grey matter to the test! A must have book for anyone that wants to stretch their mind.' - Bobby Seagull, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers


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