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Monday, December 7, 2015

A beats B, B beats C, C beats A...


                                      A                            B                            C


I've referenced "non-transitive dice" here before, but Mike Lawler recently posted about them... AND it's gift-giving time... so perhaps worth reminding readers of them:
http://singingbanana.com/dice/article.htm

purchaseable here:
http://mathsgear.co.uk/products/non-transitive-grime-dice

Non-transitivity is one general category of paradoxes, often exemplified using voting patterns, but these dice are a great, striking introduction to the notion for young people.... and p.s., at heart, we're all young people ;-)


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