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This web page provides instructions for a basic form of Nim, an ancient game that develops strategic thinking. Starting with a total of 7 counters, two players take turns removing one or two at a time. The player who takes the last counter wins. The game of Nim is very adaptable. This page includes questions that encourage players to generalize a winning strategy as well as a link to another page describing several of variations.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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English

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