# Puzzles & Games

**Project Outline Form** (due Sept 30)

**Webwork Link**
[Webwork Guidelines]

**Project Guidelines**

**Class Material**

**DAY 1**: Knights & Knaves [Slides]**DAY 2:**Cheryl’s B-day Problem, Game of 21, Tic-tac-toe [Slides]

**[Play Tic-Tac-Toe Online]****DAY 3:**Mutilated Chessboard, Water & Wine [Slides]**DAY 4:**Counting, Hotelling’s Law [Slides]**DAY 5:**Problem Solving, Project Ideas [Slides]**DAY 6:**Fitch Cheney and Poker [Slides]**DAY 7:**Games of Chance and Expected Value [Slides]**DAY 8:**HW 1 Review, Some Automatic Magic Tricks [Instructions]**DAY 9:**Quiz 1, HW 2, Project Outline**DAY 10:**Group HW Session**DAY 11:**HW 2 Review, Test Prep**DAY 12:**Test Prep, Discussions of Project Outlines**DAY 13:**More Test Prep, More Discussions of Project Outlines**DAY 14:**(Oct 11) Test 1**DAY 15:**Intro to Modular Arithmetic, The Caesar Cipher [Slides]

A Spelling Trick [Instructions]**DAY 16:**More Modular Arithmetic, The Affine Cipher [Slides]**DAY 17:**Group Work Session**DAY 18:**Explaining the JAC Student ID Spelling Tricks [Slides]**DAY 19:**The One-Time Pad [Slides]**DAY 20:**P vs. NP [Slides]**DAY 21:**Missing Dollar, Monty Hall, Penney’s Game [Slides]**DAY 22:**Explanations of Missing Dollar, Monty Hall (cont.)**DAY 23:**Test 2 Review**DAY 24:**(Nov 23) Test 2

#### Homework and Review

- Homework 1 due Sept 14th (in class or via LEA) [Answers]
- Homework 2 due Sept 30th BEFORE class [Answers]
- Review for Test 1
[Answers]
**NOTE: For Test 2, ignore 8-12.** - Homework 3 due Oct 26th BEFORE class
- Review for Test 2

#### Simulators

#### Books

- Lady Luck The Theory Of Probability by Warren Weaver
- Mathematical Recreations and Essays by W. W. Rouse Ball
- Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
- The Last Recreations by Martin Gardner

#### Youtube Channels

#### Other Online Resources

- Cut The Knot: Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
- Card Colm: Colm Mulcahy’s articles on Mathematical Card Magic
- Recreational Mathematics Magazine: Free Online Journal
- Open Source Vector Playing Cards: Playing Card Images