Names: Games John Conway Likes, Knot Theory, Nancy's Problems and Puzzles
Home Page URLs: Conway: http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~casey931/conway/games.html
Prob and Puzz: http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~casey931/puzzle/
Conway: "Clever Games for Clever People" - Games from the book On Numbers and Games by John Conway (New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1976). How games can be used to describe numbers. The games: Stop-Gate, Col, Snort, Coin-strip, Moneybags, Kayles, Rim, Rayles, Traffic jam, Welter's game, All the King's Horses, Digital Deletions, Hackenbush Unrestrained, Hackenbush Restrained, Hackenbush Hotchpotch, Technicolor Hackenbush.
Knot: New Ideas about Knots. Tangled up pictures of tangled up ropes; Knot coloring puzzles; Knots and counting; Pretzel knots.
Prob and Puzz: Problems inspired by math books (ex.: Instant insanity; Penrose rhombs) and by friends (ex: Bike-Ped, Idaho - also known as Muddy City).
Persons Involved: Nancy Casey, email@example.com is the author of MegaMath.
Groups and levels they aim to serve:
- Instant Insanity is a puzzle involving building cubes and Penrose Rhombs asks users to try to tile the plane with Penrose Rhombs. Both come with "ready-to-go" photocopy masters for making your own set of figures.
- Her knot page is a friendly presentation of what she recently learned about knot theory, including references.
- Clever Games for Clever People" are taken from John Conway's book On Numbers and Games
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