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ERIC Number: EJ862227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Flipping Triangles!
Zucker, Marc
College Mathematics Journal, v40 n3 p189-193 May 2009
We introduce a simple game made up of a board of coins on a triangular lattice. We then study the possibility of turning the board from one pattern of heads and tails to some other pattern. Given that a solution exists we find a precise answer to the number of solutions possible. We then generalize this to more complex boards with coins of many sides (sic) or colors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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