Type:

Game

Description:

The objective is to eliminate all the numbers on the board by decomposing numbers rolled by a pair of dice. A number can be decomposed using only addition. When a number cannot be eliminated, the game is over and the numbers remaining on the board are totaled to give the final score. The lowest score wins and a perfect score is zero.I have played this game with all ages, including my college students.  Everyone loves it!  It is easy to play, but more difficult to find a winning strategy.  Can you get a perfect game?

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

activity game strategy composing decomposing mental math addition

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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