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The Hank and Ted Game

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Author:Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
Description: Also known as "The Gambler's Ruin," this is a simple gambling game in which two parties flip a coin at a wager of one "marker" over and over until one of the parties is out of markers. The player who benefits from a toss of "heads" is Hank, and the other player is Ted.

Levels: High School (9-12), Early College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Discrete Math

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