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

**Maths Joke Collection 1** and **Maths Joke Collection 2 **– humour in Mathematics

**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

**Geometry Junkyard** – stuff related to discrete and computational geometry

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Combinatorial Game Theory** – studies on strategies and mathematics of two-player games of perfect knowledge such as chess

**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

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