Game Math

Game Math

by James Fischer

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Overview

Almost any game you play needs math. From poker to computer games, from video games to board games, math has a role to play. Game Math will help you understand your favorite games better. You may even find you're a better player when you understand the math behind the rules!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422289181
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: Math 24/7
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Dice and Probability 8

2 Spinners: More on Probability 10

3 Battleship 12

4 Monopoly 14

5 Scrabble 16

6 Checkers: Area of a Game Board 18

7 Rock, Paper, Scissors 20

8 Card Games: War 22

9 Card Games: Probability 24

10 Sudoku 26

11 Bowling 28

12 Pool 30

13 Video Games: Linear Algebra 32

14 More Video Game Math: Scientific Notation 34

15 Putting It All Together 36

Find Out More 39

Glossary 41

Answers 42

Index 46

About the Author 47

Picture Credits 48

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