Maths

Graph Theory

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Experiment with graphs finding out about what structure we can find in randomness, how to colour maps with few crayons and what shapes you can draw without taking your pen of the paper.

Find out about the mathematics of Graphs.
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Non-Transitive Games

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Some games really aren't fair. Even if your opponent knows your exact move you can still beat them. Explore some of these games and find out there might not be a sensible best choice.

What's the best option in games of chance?
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CBS Game Theory Talks

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This is a series of talks from CBS 2017 and 2018 exploring games we encounter everyday and the mathematics behind them.

Talk from CBS 2017 + 2018
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Hexaflexagons

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Turning a hexaflexagon inside out almost seems like magic. Find out what kind of cool patterns emerge as you do it.

Groups, symmetries and hexaflexagons
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Evolution Games (PLUS only)

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Simulate populations and explore stable and unstable equilibrium by using Game Theory to model animal behaviour in sharing a food supply.

Modelling Evolution by Game Theory
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Tangrams

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By splitting a square up into lots of shapes see how we can make some interesting forms and find some intriguing paradoxes.

Find paradoxes with this popular puzzle.
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Horse Racing

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Understanding the probabilities behind throwing pairs of dice.

Probabilities of rolling dice.
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Random Walks

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See how biased coins and random chance can lead to surprising conclusions.

Choosing direction using a coin flip.
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Kruskal's count

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Players follow playing cards around a circle and watch as they magically come together

Players follow playing cards around a circle and watch as they magically come together
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