Super Strategies for Puzzles and Games

Super Strategies for Puzzles and Games

by Saul X. Levmore, Elizabeth Early Cook, Elizabeth Early Cook
     
 

For those who want to become better problem solvers--or those who just enjoy games and puzzles that are challenging--this fascinating volume teaches you how to examine each of its many teasers, twisters and tactical challenges and to identify the most winning approach to every one. How can you tell what's a red herring and what's important? How can you figure the

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For those who want to become better problem solvers--or those who just enjoy games and puzzles that are challenging--this fascinating volume teaches you how to examine each of its many teasers, twisters and tactical challenges and to identify the most winning approach to every one. How can you tell what's a red herring and what's important? How can you figure the odds on Indian poker? How can you flip coins against an opponent and win consistently--without cheating? Here are the clear, easily grasped explanations of how and why some solutions to puzzles work and others don't, and how to tell the difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517222430
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/03/2003
Pages:
143
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.64(d)

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