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The math behind games!

Believe it or not, math is behind many of your favorite games. Do you enjoy tic-tac-toe, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Set, Monopoly, pool or Blackjack? These are just a few of the thousands of games based in mathematics. In this class, you’ll explore the mathematical concepts behind games like these. You’ll learn strategies to defeat your opponent while gaining important math skills in an array of math topics including mental math, probability, order of operations, and geometry. Get ready to work with your classmates to make math your own math games. If you enjoy playing games and want to increase the probability that you’ll win, this course is for you!