Around the world in eighty games : from tarot to tic-tac-toe, Catan to Chutes and Ladders, a mathematician unlocks the secrets of the world's greatest games
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viii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Do you know where you should always move first in Tic Tac Toe? Understand the betting cube in backgammon? Want to know the best property in Monopoly? Did you know that the African game Mancala might have led one of its players to make an early approximation of the number pi? Or that the nigh-magical Golden Ratio can help you win at Rock Paper Scissors? Around the World in Eighty Games is a gleeful exploration of games and math, spanning centuries and millennia, oceans and continents, countries and cultures.Taken together, math and games tell us the story of ourselves.,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Du Sautoy, M. (2023). Around the world in eighty games: from tarot to tic-tac-toe, Catan to Chutes and Ladders, a mathematician unlocks the secrets of the world's greatest games (First edition.). Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Du Sautoy, Marcus. 2023. Around the World in Eighty Games: From Tarot to Tic-tac-toe, Catan to Chutes and Ladders, a Mathematician Unlocks the Secrets of the World's Greatest Games. Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Du Sautoy, Marcus. Around the World in Eighty Games: From Tarot to Tic-tac-toe, Catan to Chutes and Ladders, a Mathematician Unlocks the Secrets of the World's Greatest Games Basic Books, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Du Sautoy, Marcus. Around the World in Eighty Games: From Tarot to Tic-tac-toe, Catan to Chutes and Ladders, a Mathematician Unlocks the Secrets of the World's Greatest Games First edition., Basic Books, 2023.

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