Super Strategies for Puzzles and Games: How to Find Solutions that Work and Plan Tactics that Win!
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.
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