# Puzzles & Games

**Student Info Form** (due Sept 4)

**Webwork Link**
[Webwork Guidelines]

**Project Guidelines**

**Project Outline** (due Sept 26)

**Class Material**

**DAY 1**: Knights & Knaves [Slides]**DAY 2:**Cheryl’s B-day Problem, Game of 21, Tic-tac-toe [Slides]**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:**Quiz 1, Class Work [Quiz]**DAY 9:**HW Session, Mathematical Card Tricks [Tricks]**DAY 10:**HW Session, More Magic [Clock Trick] [Matched Speller]

#### Homework and Review

- Homework 1 due Sept 7th (start of class) [Answers]
- Homework 2 due Sept 26th (start of class) [Answers]
- Review for Test 1 [Answers]

#### 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