'Written in the very clear style that characterizes the two previous volumes, and there is bound to be something here that will appeal to anyone, both student and teacher alike. For instructors, Mathematical Gems III is useful as a source of thematic ideas around which to build classroom lectures.' Mathematics and Computer Education
Mathematical Gems III has something for everyone - students, teachers, and armchair mathematicians alike. Here you will find gems from elementary combinatorics, number theory, and geometry. Each essay contains historical commentary, interesting anecdotes, mathematical background, and a careful discussion built around a famous problem, theorem, or mathematician, plus fascinating and illuminating exercises.