Stephan Reich

IT JUST DOESN‘T ADD UP: 99 MATHEMATICAL BRAINTEASERS

Mathematical brainteasers are waiting for us everywhere: What percentage of Marge Simpson‘s body is made up by her hair? What is the surface area of Merkel‘s “Triangle of Power”? And how many “umm’s” does Boris Becker manage in an average interview? Covering geometry, fractions, algebra, stochastics and beyond, these fun problems also offer up a whole host of trivia about politics and popular culture.

 

Stephan Reich

Stephan Reich

Born in 1984, Stefan Reich lives in Berlin. He studied German and English studies as well as sociology in Münster, and is a staff writer at 11FREUNDE, a football magazine. His articles and writings are published in magazines and anthologies, and he was a finalist at Berlin’s Literaturwerkstatt open mic events on several occasions. Everest, his first volume of poetry, was published in 2014, and his first novel, Wenn’s brennt, was published in 2016.

 

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