Maths

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)

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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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