This book has been a classic in the former Soviet Union since it was first published in 1956, and it remains just as entertaining today. A master at making math fun for his high school students, Boris Kordemsky loaded this clever collection with a wide variety of math and logic related games and puzzles dealing with magic squares, tricky weights and measures, properties of numbers, mathematical tricks, and more. Number and math game fans are bound to find several new amusements here. Even many of the well-known classics from generations past take on new life with the fresh twists Kordemsky provides.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian
The value of this book is so much a question of the reader's intellectual predilections.
I didn't find all puzzles interesting so I didn't try to solve them. Read more
Officially, I am addicted to Moscow Puzzles. I think these brain teasers really tested my old elementary through grade school knowledge. Read morePublished 1 month ago by G. Chen
Pretty good collection of puzzles! Some will definitely take some thought to work through. Others will catch you off guard.Published 1 month ago by Mark W. Swarthout
Such a fun book for any math fan whether a hobbyist or by career. This has puzzles for anyone.Published 2 months ago by Wyatt
Very fun! I really enjoy this in my downtime during work or while on the bus or train, it has become a bit of a past-time for me, so it was a great buy. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Julie Burley
Bought for my middle-schooler son. He has read it numerous time since he got it.Published 3 months ago by G. Huang