Lecture 3 – The secret of the winning streak

Logic is an important part of playing games. So it is perhaps not surprising that mathematics can help you plan the winning strategy. 

I his third Christmas Lecture, Marcus du Sautoy explores why certain games are won and lost on the first move and how lateral thinking can unlock the most fiendish brainteasers.

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Topics

Maths

Year

2006

Lecturer

Marcus du Sautoy

Duration

38:45

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