Mathematics

The Joy of SET: The Many Mathematical Dimensions of a Seemingly Simple Card Game

A mathematical exploration of the popular card game SET

Paperback

Price:
$19.95 / £16.99
ISBN:
Published:
07/09/2019
Copyright:
2017
Pages:
320
Size:
6.13 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
164 color + 9 b/w illus. 43 tables.
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Have you ever played the addictive card game SET? Have you ever wondered about the connections between games and mathematics? If the answer to either question is “yes,” then The Joy of SET is the book for you! The Joy of SET takes readers on a fascinating journey into this seemingly simple card game and reveals its surprisingly deep and diverse mathematical dimensions. Absolutely no mathematical background is necessary to enjoy this book—all you need is a sense of curiosity and adventure! The first book devoted to the mathematics of one of today’s most popular card games, The Joy of SET will entertain and enlighten the game enthusiast in all of us.