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Lines a Strategy Game (Combinatorics)

Lines a Strategy Game (Combinatorics)

Learn math concepts of game theory and search algorithms while playing a game trying to line up five balls.
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Barbra Bied Sperling
11 years ago
Liked the game. I scored 444, but was not able to figure out what is the best strategy. Are there any kind of benchmarking to see how much is a "good" score? Tks!
Bobby Jackson
Bobby Jackson (Student)
8 years ago
A mind strategy game is presented on this page; somewhat like Tetris or Connect Four, games I used to play as a child. The purpose is to connect five or more balls of the same color in a row either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. I played the game for some time and enjoyed it but struggled to find any math relation. After connecting five in a row randomly the game disburses three balls of color into the field. I searched the webpage for additional information or explanation on the game but did not retrieve any. I enjoyed the webpage and the game for its mind exercise but did not discover any traditional math other than counting five or more in a row. I thought the webpage was a good exercise for the mind and for a possible word or application problem. The material was presented in a clean and clear way that was easy to understand and navigate through. I enjoyed the game and the page for a brainteaser very much!