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  • Famous Curves Index - Curves you've heard of and curves you haven't, from Astroid to the Witch of Agnesi.
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  • A Mathematician's Aesthetics - In his classic A Mathematician's Apology, G. H. Hardy likened mathematics to poetry and painting. This site elaborates on Hardy's remark with quotations from Stevens, Klee, Fry, and Focillon. Links to related sites are given.
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  • The Aesthetics of Symmetry - A brief digression into how people perceive symmetrical patterns -- what makes them boring, interesting, or overly intricate
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  • Amazing Spiro - An applet for making spirograph graphs. Includes options for size, color and shape. Allows saving of completed image.
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  • Back to Square One - Includes description, solutions and other resources on this cube-like puzzle.
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  • Cryptarithms Online - A large collection of cryptarithms and alphametics, including cryptarithms from the journal Sphinx, a Primer on Cryptarithmetic, books, and links to other collections of alphametics on the Web.
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  • CuriousMath - Include news, math tricks, methods, facts, trivia, mostly posted by users.
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  • David Singmaster: List of Available Material - Teaching and recreational items in this personal collection.
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  • The Diamond 16 Puzzle - New version of the classic puzzle using row/column/quadrant permutations to display symmetries of graphic designs. Has link to a site on the underlying mathematics (Diamond Theory).
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  • Eric's Scientific Book List: Recreational Mathematics - Book list from Eric Weisstein including titles, authors, publishers, prices, page count and some have links to Amazon.com.
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  • Fair Dice - Includes a complete list of all possible Fair Dice, most of which are not cubes. Includes pictures.
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  • Famous Curves - Visual animations of famous curves.
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  • Fast Arithmetic Tips - Three categories: defensive - know to check an answer, offensive - fast mental calculations, and math magic.
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  • Fibonacci Numbers and the Pascal Triangle - The relation between Fibonacci numbers and Pascal's triangle. English/German/Serbian.
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  • Final Answers - Numerous facts including formulas, magic tricks, fallacies and recreations compiled by Dr. Gerard P. Michon.
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  • Gardner Index - Rough index to the fifteen books containing Martin Gardner's Mathematical Games articles from Scientific American.
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  • Geometric Packing Problems - By Joseph Malkevitch: "Given one shape X how and when can one pack identical copies of this shape into another shape Y?"
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  • HAKMEM - A collection of problems from MIT. Work reported herein was conducted at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology research program.
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  • How to Manually Find a Square Root - Provides a method of finding a square root without the use of a calculator.
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  • Iamond - A page on polyiamond puzzles. Includes many pages on tessellation.
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  • MAT 007 I News - A newsletter edited by undergraduates of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. Includes some online copies.
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  • Math Forum: 2001 Mathematics Game - A contest that asks to write all integers from 1 to 100 using only the digits 2,0,0,1 and arithmetic operations.
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  • Math Forum: 2002 Mathematics Game - A contest where the contestants have to write all integers from 1 to 100 using only the digits 2,0,0,2 and arithmetic operations.
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  • Math Forum: Algebra Problem of the Week - View this week's algebra problem or those of previous weeks.
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  • Math in the Movies - A guide to major motion pictures with scenes of real mathematics.
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  • Math Magic By Computer - Interactive java puzzles and activities in different mathematical topics.
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  • Mathematical Lego Sculptures - Designed and built by Andrew Lipson. Images and LDraw files.
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  • Mathematical Problems - Problem Solving - Mathematics Hots (Problems) by Bruno Kevius
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  • Mathematics in Art and Architecture - An interdisciplinary course on mathematics in art and architecture.
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  • Mathematics Museum (Japan) - At Mathematics Museum (Japan) you would be surprised how interesting mathematics is. You will find exhibition rooms produced by Japanese researchers and educators.
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  • Mathematik - Individual pages on different topics in Mathematics. Examples : group theory, dynamical systems theory, geometry or number theory.
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  • Mathematische Basteleien - Topics include Flexagon, Soma Cube, Pentominos, Cube-it, Rubik's Cube, Froebel's Star, Tangram, House of Santa Claus, Chronogram, Numeric Palindromes, Latticework of Letters. English/German.
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  • Mathematrix - Have fun with geometric shapes, fractals, math games, art, humor, quotes, and important constants.
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  • Mathmos - Includes puzzles, jokes, quotations, poetry, and FAQs.
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  • Maze Classification and Algorithms - A short description of mazes and how to create them. Definition of different mazetypes and their algorithms.
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  • Mudd Math Fun Facts - An archive of interesting math facts for use in the classroom or just for fun. Browse by subject, difficulty, keywords, or try the "random" feature. Based at Harvey Mudd College.
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  • The Nine Digits Page - Puzzles and problems connected with numbers using the digits 1-9.
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  • Number Recreations by Shyam Sunder Gupta - Features interesting facts about different numbers. Includes favorite related links.
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  • On the Puzzles with Polyhedra and Numbers - This is an article on a set of didactical games edited by the Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM). [PDF]
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  • Pretty Wild Narcissistic Numbers - Dr Colin Rose provides some examples of numbers that are representable by mathematically manipulating the digits of the numbers themselves.
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  • Recmath - Includes pages on magic squares and polyomino patterns and contains related java applets.
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  • Recreational Mathematics (David Eppstein) - An extensive list of web resources for recreational math.
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  • Recreational Mathematics Forum - A forum for posting messages about math recreations. Hosted at Delphi.
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  • Recreational Mathematics Topics - By Steven Dutch. Symmetry, Crystals, Polyhedra and Tilings; Pythagorean triplets and other things about sums of powers; Geometry Classics.
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  • Roman Numerals - Includes a introduction to Roman numerals including a translation of the digits used and a converter which can convert decimal to Roman numerals and vice versa.
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  • SimonSingh.net - Home of Simon Singh: author, journalist and TV producer, specialising in science and mathematics. Cryptography is one of his specialties, and his site has a lot of educational and fun content about codes and codebreaking.
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  • Sir Roger Penrose - An article about him and his interests and contributions to recreational mathematics.
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  • Skytopia - Super Magnet - A colourful world built entirely using mathematical atoms and molecules. Pictures and animations demonstrate structures colliding and interacting. Animated GIF demonstrations.
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  • The Sound of Mathematics - Algorithmic music determined by mathematics and by the musical preferences of a human. General MIDI files.
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  • Stunning Friends with Math Magic - A collection of card tricks, number guessing games, paper and glue magic, and other math exercises.
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  • Table of Numbers Problem - Given a m * n rectangle, place all numbers from 1 to mn that minimizes the sum of the products of rows and columns (both in Spanish and English).
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  • Wade Edward Philpott - Profile and description of his mathematical games and puzzles.
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  • Which Numbers Produce Carousel Numbers? - High school research project.
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  • Who Can Name the Bigger Number? - An essay by Scott Aaronson on the quest for ever-bigger numbers, from exponentials to Busy Beavers.
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