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Shut the decimal box - a mathematics dice game

Gough, John 2007, Shut the decimal box - a mathematics dice game, Vinculum, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 18-18.

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Title Shut the decimal box - a mathematics dice game
Author(s) Gough, John
Journal name Vinculum
Volume number 44
Issue number 4
Start page 18
End page 18
Total pages 1 p.
Publisher The Mathematical Association of Victoria
Place of publication Brunswick, Vic.
Publication date 2007
ISSN 0157-759X
Summary The table-top game of Shut the Box is popular in Europe and England, but not well known in Australia. Sets can be purchased, but the game can be played with home-made equipment. A variant of the game which illustrates the standard rules, with a decimal twist to the scoring, is described. A list of the equipment required is also provided.
Language eng
Field of Research 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
HERDC Research category C3.1 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30018970

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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