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Play to Win

In this feature, we have chosen some games from the Play to Win pathway on wild.maths.org

Can you find a winning strategy for each game?  Do you notice anything that is the same about these games?

Here's how you can send your solutions to the Wild Maths games.


Seven Counters link

Seven Counters 

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you be the player to take the last counter?

Last Bead link

Last Bead 

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Take turns to remove a bead from the string. Can you find a way to play so that you will always win?

Driplets link

Driplets 

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This game follows on from Last Bead. Can you find a way to take the last drip or drips?

Got It link

Got It 

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Will you be the first to reach 23? Can you find a winning strategy?

Droplets link

Droplets 

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Try this slightly more challenging version of Driplets and see if you can find a winning strategy.

Escape the Vortex link

Escape the Vortex 

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you always reach the exit first and escape the vortex?