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Farewell!

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Well, that’s it! We’ve finished a good lot of work on recreational math, but this is really just the tip of the iceberg. I hope I’ve wet your appetite and removed some of your inner inhibitions, so that you not only are not afraid of puzzles or math, but you are eager to embrace the challenges they set before us. Now it’s time to say goodbye. Thank you for being with me on this course. I hope you’ve not only learnt a lot, but you’ve had a lot of fun. I have - and I’ll be looking forward to continuing our discussions. I would like to encourage you to explore other sites, and share your love of math with others.
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Feel free to continue the conversations and discussions in our social media and look out for more courses from the Davidson Institute of Science Education, the educational wing of the Weizmann Institute of Science.

So! We have reached the end of the course. I would like encourage you to join one of the many groups around the world that are active in recreational math and puzzles. A good place to start is the worldwide celebration of mind activities in honor of the late Martin Gardner. Alexander Bogomolny’s wonderful cut-the-knot website is a wonderful place to learn a vast number of recreational math topics and there are many other wonderful sites as well.

We also plan on offering more courses like this on FutureLearn so please, do stay tuned. The Weizmann Institute of Science through its educational arm, the Davidson Institute of Science Education sees as its mission to bring math and science to the public.
Here is a full list of the Weizmann Institute’s courses.

Finally, if you’ve liked this course and are game for more puzzles, you might be interested in The Paper Puzzle Book which I wrote with fellow origamist Ilan Garibi and Puzzle maker David Goodman.

Thank you!

Thank you for being with me and enduring the whole course!

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