"Recreational Mathematics" is a problematic expression. For some people, like most professional mathematicians, Mathematics is lots of fun; but for others, like some students, Mathematics can be a nightmare.
Historically, we know that some mathematical research areas are deeply linked to puzzles and games : probability and chance games, graph theory and the Bridges of Königsberg come to mind.
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CEMAPRE - Centre for Applied Mathematics and Economics
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