An Introduction to Recreational Math: Fun, Games and Puzzles

Explore and enjoy 'recreational' math, while boosting your creative and deductive thinking skills.
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Provided by Weizmann Institute of Science
Taught by Yossi Elran
No fee required
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Get an introduction to the fun, games and puzzles of recreational math

Math doesn’t have to be boring or difficult. In fact learning about recreational math can not only enhance your creative thinking but it can be exciting and useful in daily life.

During this course you will challenge your brain and have fun while learning about the math of various entertaining subjects such as magic squares, puzzles and games. You will also learn about famous recreational mathematicians.

The course is designed for anyone who enjoys popular science, recreational maths and solving maths puzzles and crosswords. There are no particular requirements. It will be especially useful for parents or teachers looking to inspire a love of math and do fun math activities with young people.

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