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## One-Move Puzzles with Mathematical Content

*Anany Levitin*

### in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691164038
- eISBN:
- 9781400881338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter provides a survey of mathematical puzzles solvable in one move. The types considered are divination puzzles, weighing puzzles, rearrangement puzzles, dissection puzzles, and folding ... More

## Recreational mathematics

*Edward Wakeling*

### in The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- April 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198817000
- eISBN:
- 9780191858697
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198817000.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Dodgson was interested in puzzles and games throughout his life. This chapter concerns a wide range of recreational games and puzzles that he used to inform and entertain his child-friends and his ... More

## Enumeration of Solutions to Gardner’s Paper Cutting and Folding Problem

*Jill Bigley Dunham and Gwyneth R. Whieldon*

### in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691171920
- eISBN:
- 9781400889136
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691171920.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In a plenary talk by Colm Mulcahy at the Fall 2013 Meeting of the MD-DCVA section of the Mathematical Association of America, the authors were introduced to an interesting puzzle about paper folding. ... More

## The Cyclic Prisoners

*Peter Winkler*

### in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691171920
- eISBN:
- 9781400889136
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691171920.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes two recent prisoner puzzles (really they are problems in an area of computer science known as “distributed computing”), which show that prisoners in almost complete isolation ... More

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