REVERSE was invented by Peter Lynn Sessions and published in People's Computer Company, May 1973. Begin with a list of numbers and try to put them in order with the smallest number on the left and the largest number on the right, according to the rules of the game. REVERSE describes the standard game and suggests several variations


  • Mathematics > General

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-06-24.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This is a logical thinking and problem solving game that can be adapted for a variety of students. The directions include examples to illustrate how to play the game. The game can be played by upper-middle school students through high school students. The link to play the game online does not work.

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