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Mathematically Interesting Games
Here are some games that you can play interactively against the computer.
But there's more to them than that: lurking underneath the surface of each
game is some interesting mathematics. Can you discover winning strategies,
and can you prove mathematically that they are winning strategies?
The games themselves are very simple; playing them is easy. Discovering
the mathematics behind them is much more challenging; try your hand at it!
Also available: A printed version of this
material suitable for use as a classroom resource. This printed version
is in PostScript format and requires a PostScript printer.
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