Plus Advent Calendar Door #14: Drips


The game of Drips is a real challenge!

It's a game for two players, who take turns to remove as many drips as they like from a single drip trail. The person who takes the very last drip wins. You can play the game against a friend (using coins for drips) or against the computer with the interactivity on Wild Maths.

Once you've played a few times, can you find a winning strategy? You might might find some inspiration in this article.

Have fun!

Wild Maths encourages students to explore maths beyond the classroom and is designed to nurture mathematical creativity. The site is aimed at 7 to 16 year-olds, but open to all. It provides games, investigations, stories and spaces to explore, where discoveries are to be made. Some have starting points, some a big question and others offer you a free space to investigate.

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