sam loyd's flag puzzle\ngeometrical vanish, cut an american flag into two pieces, rearrange to form onto thirteen stripes instead of fifteen\nsam lloyd
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Sam Lloyd

Sam Loyd's Flag Puzzle

Geometrical Vanish, cut an American flag into two pieces, rearrange to form onto thirteen stripes instead of fifteen

deland's paradox\ngeometrical vanish of a playing card\ntheodore deland\nthe vanishing rabbit\nmartin gardner\nstover's variations\nmel stover
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Theodore DeLand

the vanishing rabbit\ngeometrical vanish of a rabbit\nmartin gardner\ndeland's paradox\ntheodore deland
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

stover's variations\ngeometrical vanish / transformation of objects, face becomes beer mug or red pencil becomes blue pencil\nmel stover\ndeland's paradox\ntheodore deland
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Mel Stover

Stover's Variations

Geometrical Vanish / transformation of objects, face becomes beer mug or red pencil becomes blue pencil

fibonacci series\nabout the mathematics behind geometrical vanishes where the area of a shape changes. based on work by v. schlegel, e.b. escott and lewis carroll\nmartin gardner\nv. schlegel, zeitschrift fur mathematik und physik, vol. 24, p. 123 (1879)\ne. b. escott, open court, vol. 21, p. 502 (1907)\nlangman's version\nharry langman
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

Fibonacci Series

About the mathematics behind geometrical vanishes where the area of a shape changes. Based on work by V. Schlegel, E.B. Escott and Lewis Carroll

Related to

V. Schlegel, Zeitschrift fur Mathematik und Physik, Vol. 24, p. 123 (1879)

curry's paradox\nvarious geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares\npaul curry\ncurry triangles\nmartin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry

Curry's Paradox

Various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares

langman's version\nrectangle changes in area when pieces are moved around, related to fibonacci series\nharry langman\nfibonacci series\nmartin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Harry Langman

Langman's Version

Rectangle changes in area when pieces are moved around, related to Fibonacci series

two-piece squares\ncut square into two pieces, rearrange to get hole\npaul curry\nmartin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry, Martin Gardner

curved and 3-d forms\ndiscusses the possibilities of geometrical vanishes with 3-d shapes\nmartin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

Curved and 3-D Forms

Discusses the possibilities of geometrical vanishes with 3-D shapes

five into four\nfive of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to four of diamonds\nkarl fulves\ncenter tear\njoseph k. schmidt\nthe moving pip\nkarl fulves
1971
the book of numbers Karl Fulves

Five Into Four

Five of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to Four of diamonds

paradox\ngeometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
- the turnover tactic
- business card variation
- reference file\nmitsunobu matsuyama\npowerdox\nkarl fulves\na jigsaw puzzle\nterri rogers\ninflation bite\njon charles\nmitsunobu matsuyama\nfrom jim snapp\njim snapp
1979
the chronicles Mitsunobu Matsuyama

Paradox

geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
- The Turnover Tactic
- Business Card Variation
- Reference File

the moving pip\npip missing on card that is cut in pieces, when re-arranged pip moved\nkarl fulves\nfive into four\nkarl fulves
1980
curioser Karl Fulves

The Moving Pip

pip missing on card that is cut in pieces, when re-arranged pip moved

euclid's vanish\nnumber of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding part\nmartin gardner\nthe geometric slate\nkarl fulves
1980
curioser Martin Gardner

Euclid's Vanish

number of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding part

a jigsaw puzzle\ncard puzzle as a revelation, four of hearts instead of five of hearts\nterri rogers\nparadox\nmitsunobu matsuyama
1981
babel Terri Rogers

A Jigsaw Puzzle

card puzzle as a revelation, Four of Hearts instead of Five of Hearts

armchair golfer\nmel stover's vanishing pencil (version of the magic egg puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper\ntom craven
1992
the trapdoor - volume two Tom Craven

Armchair Golfer

Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper