Deep Thoughts on the River Crossing Game
Dan Canada, Dave Goering
May 2008, Volume 101, Issue 9, Page 632
A game of chance and some lines of thinking about winning strategies. Also highlights properties of the game that are counter-intuitive and sure to challenge the thinking of teachers and students alike. Includes sample scenarios and an appendix providing proof of game probabilities. Interactive Fathom software is used to simulate rolls of dice and analysis of game play.
Data Analysis & Statistics
Games / Puzzles