The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles - From Cards to Sudoku

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The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles
From Cards to Sudoku

2013

Whether it's chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and...

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Arthur Benjamin Ph.D.

In This Series

Let the Games Begin!
Episode 1
Let the Games Begin!
Games of Chance and Winning Wagers
Episode 2
Games of Chance and Winning Wagers
Optimal Blackjack and Simple Card Counting
Episode 3
Optimal Blackjack and Simple Card Counting
Mixed Strategies and the Art of Bluffing
Episode 4
Mixed Strategies and the Art of Bluffing
Practical Poker Probabilities
Episode 5
Practical Poker Probabilities
Expert Backgammon
Episode 6
Expert Backgammon
Games You Can’t Lose and Sneaky Puzzles
Episode 7
Games You Can’t Lose and Sneaky Puzzles
Solving “Impossible” Puzzles
Episode 8
Solving “Impossible” Puzzles
Mastering Rubik’s Cube
Episode 9
Mastering Rubik’s Cube
Solving Sudoku
Episode 10
Solving Sudoku
Mathematics and Chess
Episode 11
Mathematics and Chess
Winning Ways—It’s Your Move!
Episode 12
Winning Ways—It’s Your Move!