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By Jin Akiyama, Mari-Jo Ruiz

Math Wonderland is a museum of interactive mathematical versions in Hokkaido, Japan, based through one of many authors, Jin Akiyama, in 2003. The versions in Wonderland, a lot of that have been exhibited far and wide Japan and in towns around the globe, are supposed to aid youngsters and teens observe and event the wonders of arithmetic. This booklet is based round the studies of 3 fictional middle-school scholars in the course of a trip to Wonderland. They spend an afternoon in Wonderland, dealing with the interactive versions and collaborating within the actions provided there. on the finish of the day, they depart with a real appreciation of arithmetic won from witnessing its attractiveness, applicability and inevitability.This ebook is a vital contribution to the style since it provides arithmetic and versions that experience by no means earlier than seemed in books within the related type: reversible solids, aircraft tiling with advancements of tetrahedrons, and double-packable solids, that are derived from the authors' personal study papers released in arithmetic journals. it truly is designed to entertain, tell or even educate a few arithmetic. even though it is concentrated at teenagers, mom and dad and lecturers may well research anything from the publication besides.

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