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Diversions

Gough, John 2007, Diversions, Australian mathematics teacher, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 16-16.

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Title Diversions
Author(s) Gough, John
Journal name Australian mathematics teacher
Volume number 63
Issue number 4
Start page 16
End page 16
Publisher Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.
Place of publication Kenmore Hills, Qld.
Publication date 2007-10
ISSN 0045-0685
1839-4779
Summary The article focuses on the mathematical games developed based on the polyomino shapes created by American mathematician Solomon Golomb. It details the mechanics of the pentomino game created by Golomb. The spatial thinking strategy board games Cathedral and Blokus were also based on the families of shapes and the idea of Golomb's game. Information on how to play the Blokus games is given.
Notes Reproduced with the kind permission of the copyright owner.
Language eng
Field of Research 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2007, Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30007802

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