## The Take-Away Game

- Write 23 X’s on a piece of paper.
- On your turn you can erase or take away 1, 2, or 3 of the X’s.
- Turns alternate. You cannot skip your turn.
- The person who erases or takes away the last X wins.

- Write 23 X’s on a piece of paper.
- On your turn you can erase or take away 1, 2, or 3 of the X’s.
- Turns alternate. You cannot skip your turn.
- The person who erases or takes away the last X wins.

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I noticed that you need to put 23 x’s on a piece of paper. I also noticed that you were allowed to erase up to 3 x’s on your turn. I was wondering how many people can play this game. I was also wondering if its more benneficial to take away more x’s or less x’s. I was also curious if you’re allowed to take away 3 x’s if their are only 3 x’s left.

I noticed that you need to write down 23 X’s and that you take turns erasing 1, 2, or 3 X’s. I noticed you cannot skip your turn and the person to erase the last X wins. I wonder if there’s a strategy to guarantee you win every time? I wonder if it’s better to take away more X’s or less?