Math Problems for Fun and Not Much Profit

But some, perhaps, if working through them improves your mind for a while. The exercise might do you good, and they certainly are fun to think through.


james said...

This site has some serious brain-stretchers.

Grim said...

I'm not too proud to admit that many of those pass my skill. The ones in my link I understand, and one of them I've even developed a philosophical argument to rebut (on the status of the infinite); but the Putnam prize is for those more devout than I in the religion of Pythagoras.

james said...

Most of them leave me in the dust too.
When I read too much of the news and start to think myself wise by comparison, it helps to look at something that puts me in my place.