A Hen and a Half

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A Hen and a Half
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DUE July 2022 - pre-publication offer now on

Intriguing Conundrums, Confusing Paradoxes, Baffling Conjectures and Challenging Puzzles

This collection of over 50 puzzles and logical problems - in over 200 pages - is great fun and includes some classic and some new problems.

Accessible, well illustrated and in colour, the book has a unique, friendly readable style. Any puzzle lover will enjoy it and be challenged.

The title comes from the author's favourite challenge:

If a Hen and a half, lay an Egg and a half in a Day and a half, how many eggs would 3 hens lay in a week?

Get working...! 

Some of the shorter problems will be great classroom warm ups, or mathematics club problems. It will also make a superb addition to any library. There are short puzzles that require no mathematical knowledge and some that require rigour and mathematical logic.

Full answers are provided, with notes on how to solve the problems that will be useful for future problems of a similar nature. 


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A Tarquin Original ISBN 9781913565626

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