What is Recreational Mathematics?
Recreational mathematics can be divided into two main topics: games and puzzles. These are important in learning Mathematics. Children in nature love games and puzzles. These can make Mathematics learning fun and interesting!
Knot A Braid of Links – a reference in projective geometry (recognised by the Encyclopeadia Britannica)
POP Mathematics – did you ever wonder what made your teacher get so excited about some topic in Mathematics?
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles – Mathematics topics accompanied by Java illustrations
Mathematics Competitions – many maths problems
Mathematical Games and Recreations – Mathematical puzzles vary from the simple to deep problems which are still unsolved
The Diamond 16 Puzzle – patterns manipulatives
Thinks.com – brain games, puzzles and pastimes
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles – logic is a part of Mathematics
MathPages – from Mathematics history to number theory
Prime Pages – prime resources
MathMagic – web site devoted to original Mathematical recreations
Nick’s Mathematical Puzzles – range over geometry, probability, number theory, algebra, calculus, trigonometry and logic
Ponder This – seems some of us can’t see a problem without wanting to take a crack at solving it, does that sound like you?
World of Words & Numbers – original diversions in mathematics and word play
The Boggler – stories behind the puzzles
Fibonacci Numbers – fibonacci numbers the golden section and the golden string together with their many applications
Mark Woodard – Mathematical quotations
Mathematicians of the Day – lists mathematicians who were born or died on each day, with quotations and posters
Mudd Math Fun Facts – ideas and puzzles that will change the way you think
Alexandre Stefanov – free mathematical textbooks
Mathematical Association – resources, competitions, enrichment, special needs, revision, technology and many more
Problem Competition – suitable for different age groups and could be useful as a source of ideas for investigations
Puzzles with polyhedra and numbers – polyhedron puzzles
Totally Tessellated – devoted to tessellations of images, history, principles and methods for designing them
Recreational Maths Weblinks – a mix of everything on recreational Mathematics