My friend has origami paper in his room. I think I know what he’ll be making next…. Thanks for the great idea.

I am glad I read the Gazette article because it turns out I have a book with Martin Gardner as the editor. It’s kind of funny that the article mentions how his books were well received in Russia, and the book I have is The Moscow Puzzles by Boris Kordemsky. The book gets really tough as the problems progress even though the mathematics involved is not any more sophisticated than high school algebra or geometry. It goes to show that even areas of math that we consider easy, high school algebra and geometry, can produce very difficult problems.

My friend has origami paper in his room. I think I know what he’ll be making next…. Thanks for the great idea.

I am glad I read the Gazette article because it turns out I have a book with Martin Gardner as the editor. It’s kind of funny that the article mentions how his books were well received in Russia, and the book I have is The Moscow Puzzles by Boris Kordemsky. The book gets really tough as the problems progress even though the mathematics involved is not any more sophisticated than high school algebra or geometry. It goes to show that even areas of math that we consider easy, high school algebra and geometry, can produce very difficult problems.

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