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# games/puzzles with mathematical solutions

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• 18-02-2009 3:17pm
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hey guys
a friend of mine is writing a paper on logical games / games with mathematical solutions.
any chance you could point her in the right direction or throw a couple of titles of games that you think would be suitable.
Thanks

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enimakat wrote: »
hey guys
a friend of mine is writing a paper on logical games / games with mathematical solutions.
any chance you could point her in the right direction or throw a couple of titles of games that you think would be suitable.
Thanks
Well.. the most obvious one is Sudoku. I'd say you could write a paper on that alone .

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Kakuro uses mathematical solutions.

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RHRN wrote: »
Kakuro uses mathematical solutions.
I had never heard of that before. It looks very devious! Ther's more information here for anyone that's interested.

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malice_ wrote: »
Well.. the most obvious one is Sudoku. I'd say you could write a paper on that alone .

Sudoku has nothing to do with maths.

You could replace the numbers 1 to 9 with pictures of different animals or with colours.

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Kooli wrote: »
Sudoku has nothing to do with maths.

You could replace the numbers 1 to 9 with pictures of different animals or with colours.
I agree that it has nothing to do with maths, I never said it did. Please read the original post:
enimakat wrote: »
hey guys
a friend of mine is writing a paper on logical games / games with mathematical solutions.
any chance you could point her in the right direction or throw a couple of titles of games that you think would be suitable.
Thanks
The part in bold is what I deemed Sudoku to be an appropriate response to.