MindGames: Probability Games

MindGames: Probability Games



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MindGames: Probability Games by Ivan Moscovich, David Brion

Think outside the box!

Card Shark, Marble Madness, Sock It to Me! & Dizzy Walk

In the beginning there's "Jewels of Xanadu" on the cover—where the chances of unlocking the special color-coded safe could be 1 in millions or 1 in 64, depending on where you start. And once you've survived that, another 25 mind-stretching puzzles await.

  • Win a coin-toss game with three friends, calculate the real odds of winning the lottery, predict the chance of pulling the one green marble out of a box of red ones. Think like a mathematician, making sense of seemingly random events.
  • Bring a pencil, but remember—(1) you don't have to be a whiz to play, because (2) the most important skills you'll need are curiosity and an open mind. (Solutions and explanations are provided of course!)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761120179
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Series: Mindgames Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.22(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Ivan Moscovich is an internationally known and acclaimed inventor, puzzler, and artist. He has designed award-winning toys for Mattel, Kenner, Childcraft, Ravensburger, Binary Arts, and other companies, and is the author of the MindGames series and other books.  Mr. Moscovich lives in the Netherlands.

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