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The Mathematics of Games

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"Mind-exercising and thought-provoking."—New Scientist
If playing games is natural for humans, analyzing games is equally natural for mathematicians. Even the simplest of games involves the fundamentals of mathematics, such as figuring out the best move or the odds of a certain chance event. This entertaining and wide-ranging guide demonstrates how simple mathematical analy
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 30th 2006 by Dover Publications (first published August 24th 1989)
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Sep 18, 2008 Valerie rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I use this book to plan year end projects for my higher math classes. I also enjoyed it a lot.
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