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journal contributionposted on 2008-08-01, 00:00 authored by John Gough
The article highlights various books that integrates mathematics in activities and solving problems. The author stated that the novel "The Dice Man" of Luke Rhinehart describes a person who decides to use rolling a dice to make important decisions. Meanwhile, the "Casino Royale" of Ian Fleming highlights the character as an extremely experienced gambler. On the other hand, the "Lieutenant Hornblower" of C. S. Forester highlights the character who support himself by playing whist.