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Dice and Valentine's Day Symmetries (Math Chat)

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Author:Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
Description: A dice challenge from S. H. Logue: The six faces of four dice have these numbers on them: A 1 1 5 5 5 5 B 4 4 4 4 4 4 C 3 3 3 3 7 7 D 2 2 2 6 6 6. You and your opponent each choose one die to use throughout the game. Each round you both roll, and the high number wins. Which is the best die to have?

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Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Articles
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations, Probability

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