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ERIC Number: EJ994198
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Generalizing Galileo's Passe-Dix Game
Hombas, Vassilios
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v43 n5 p643-646 2012
This article shows a generalization of Galileo's "passe-dix" game. The game was born following one of Galileo's [G. Galileo, "Sopra le Scoperte dei Dadi" (Galileo, Opere, Firenze, Barbera, Vol. 8). Translated by E.H. Thorne, 1898, pp. 591-594] explanations on a paradox that occurred in the experiment of tossing three fair "six-sided" dice. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Language: English
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