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Free sample articles and extended articles from MAA's five journals: The American Mathematical Monthly, Mathematics Magazine, MAA FOCUS, The College Mathematics Journal, and Math Horizons. For subscribers, read recent issues online (Requires MAA Membership).

A Knight's Tour de Force by Adam Berliner

"A Knight's Tour de Force"  by Adam Berliner

Adam Berliner explains the ideas behind an intricate sculpture that hangs in the math department at St. Olaf College. It was designed and built by Professor Emeritus Loren Larson, and it can be interpreted as a very constructive proof for the existence of a three-dimensional knight’s tour.

Read the full article in the April issue of Math Horizons (pdf).
News Date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011