# Puzzles & Games

**Class Material**

**Day 1**: Knights & Knaves, Cheryl’s Birthday Problem [Slides]**Day 2:**More Knights & Knaves, Game of 21, Tic-tac-toe [Slides]**Day 3:**Mutilated Chessboard, Water & Wine [Slides]**Day 4:**Counting, Fitch Cheney Poker Trick [Slides]**Day 5:**More Counting, Hotelling’s Law [Slides]**Day 6:**Example Project Ideas [Slides]**Day 7:**Review of Questions in HW 1**Day 8:**Mutilated Chessboard revisited, Poker Hands [Slides]**Day 9:**Game of Chance, roulette, Expected Value [Slides]**Day 10:**Guest Lecture by Spidey**Day 11:**Missing Dollar, Penney’s Game, Monty Hall [Slides]

#### Homework

- Homework 1 due Feb 6 [Answers]
- Homework 2 due Feb 20 (Preliminary Project Outline)
- Homework 3 due Feb 27

#### 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