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Games You Can’t Lose and Sneaky Puzzles

Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

Games You Can’t Lose and Sneaky Puzzles

Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 43 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

The world of games is filled with scams. The trick: knowing the strategies behind how these hustles work so you can avoid being exploited (and learn some engaging insights into math at the same time). Explore the fundamentals of nontransitive properties through penny ante, Bingo, and games involving dice and cards. Then, get a lively introduction to some simple puzzles involving cups, coins, and toothpicks—and their surprisingly sneaky answers.

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p********m
February 22, 2017
I love all your lectures

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n********m
February 6, 2017
really good and fun!

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