This strategy game is fun for all ages. It’s a classic, from the imaginative mind of H. E. Dudeney.
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2 thoughts on “Math Game Monday: The Ten Cards”
I would turn over the 9 and 8 insuring I would turn over the last card.
The 9 and 8 are not next to each other, so you can’t turn them both down on the same turn. But I think you have the right idea, if you pick a different pair of cards. 🙂