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Combinatorial Game Theory
is a powerful tool for analysing mathematical games. Lewis Dartnell explains how the technique can be used to analyse games such as Twentyone and Nim, and even some chess endgames.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!
A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.
A five that fits
A brand-new pentagon to tile your wall with.
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
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