* Paradoxes in Mathematics * Not the Last of Fermat * Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers: Their Connections and Divisibility Properties * Paper-Folding, Polyhedra-Building and Number Theory * Are Four Colors Enough? * From Binomial to Trinomial Coefficients and Beyond * Catalan Numbers * Symmetry * Parties
This book collects nine related mathematical essays which will intrigue and inform.
From the reviews: "The authors put their writing where their talents are, and students get to see just how alive mathematics is...there is much to commend the book. It contains plenty of interesting mathematics, often going in unusual directions. I like the diagrams; the authors have chosen mathematics that involves especially pretty ones." --THE MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA