## Archive for November 16th, 2009

### Math in literature

Posted by: **Dave Richeson** on November 16, 2009

A blog about math, puzzles, teaching, and academic technology

Euler's Gem: The polyhedron formula and the birth of topology

Princeton University Press

2008

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Princeton University Press

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Princeton University Press

2008

Euler's Gem Facebook page

Buy it:

Princeton University Press

Amazon

- How Pop Culture Wore Out Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ - The New York Times nyti.ms/2cH9Eol 3 days ago
- Wired magazine uses Euler's Bridges of Königsberg problem as a way to introduce Google's Trips app. bit.ly/2cXnd4l 3 days ago
- Fun fact: one pound of dimes, quarters and half-dollars, in any combination is $20. bit.ly/2cXd5sm 4 days ago
- Nice surprise to be invited back to my alma mater @HamiltonCollege to give a talk—as part of retirement celeb for two of my undergrad profs. 4 days ago
- Lego stop motion animation of "The three prisoners problem" (AKA the Monty Hall prob) bit.ly/2d5zl0B 4 days ago

- How to curve an exam and assign grades
- What is the difference between a theorem, a lemma, and a corollary?
- Is or an inclusive or or an exclusive or?
- Music is math: ten songs about mathematics
- Sugihara's Circle/Square Optical Illusion
- LaTeX now available in Google Docs
- Make a Sugihara Circle/Square Optical Illusion Out of Paper
- More on twin primes and Pythagorean triples
- Mathematical surprises
- Showing two expressions are equal: stop the madness