Islander Math Circle Meeting on May 7th, 2016

Agenda: The Mathematics of Spot it!

Presenters: Aubrey Rhoden and Kim Moore

Analyze the Spot It Deck Student Hand-out

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Analyze the Spot It deck

  • How many cards are there?

  • How many different pictures are there?

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Analyze the Spot It deck with three pictures, four pictures, five pictures

  • Can you create a deck with two pictures on each card? three? four? five?

  • How many different pictures would there be?

  • How many total cards?

  • How many total pairings?

  • How many pairing on each card?

  • Draw the deck

Is there an algorithm that can determine the number of cards you would need for  n pictures per card?

Useful Resources for Understanding the Mathematics of Spot-It

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