Mind Your Decisions

538’s Hot Game Show Riddler Explained – Game Theory Tuesdays

If you enjoy probability puzzlers, the website FiveThirtyEight has a new column, The Riddler by Oliver Roeder, posting a problem every Friday. A recent column “the hot new game…

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Can You Make 4 Triangles With 6 Matches? Sunday Puzzle

I have posted about this before, but I’m sharing a new video so I wanted to post about it again. You have 6 identical matches. Can you arrange them to form 4 triangles of equal size…

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Surprising Connection Between Game Theory And Electrical Engineering – Game Theory Tuesdays

One of the fun parts of mathematics is learning how seemingly different problems are connected to each other. I have read many, many game theory books but I still have a lot to learn. I…

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Find The 10 Digit Number Where N Digits Are Divisible By N – Sunday Puzzle

On March 14 (Pi Day), Pizza Hut parterned with the famous mathematician John Conway and ran an interesting contest. They posted 3 math puzzles, and the first person to answer a problem won…

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6 + 4 = 210 Intelligence Test Explained

I posted a video about a problem that has over over 3 million shares on Facebook. On Twitter people claim solving it means you have a genuis IQ of over 150 points. Intelligence Test –…

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BrainCraft’s Prisoner’s Dilemma Video (And An Error In It) – Game Theory Tuesdays

Braincraft is a YouTube channel by Vanessa Hill with videos about psychology. I recommend checking it out. In the past I have featured the channel’s video about the ultimatum game.…

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Avoiding The Troll – Sunday Puzzle

Every day you make a trip from A to B, 2 miles away. But your trip is unpredictable. On 50% of the days, you can walk between A and B without any obstruction. The other 50% of the time, a…

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I Will Read Your Mind Math Magic Trick

I made a video that attempts to predict what you are thinking. Give it a try. I Will Read Your Mind- Math Magic Trick If you cannot watch the video, here are instructions to follow. 1.…

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Why Does Donald Trump Get So Much Media Coverage? Game Theory Tuesdays

Remember when the Huffington Post said that Donald Trump’s campaign was only a sideshow that they would only cover as entertainement news but not political news? At the time, I sensed…

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Can You Spot The Error In This Test Question? Sunday Puzzle

This question appeared on the October 1980 SAT exam. Which row contains both the square of an integer and the cube of a different integer? (A) 7, 2, 5, 4, 6 (B) 3, 8, 6, 9, 7 (C) 5, 4, 3,…

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