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How to Win (or Cheat) in the Solitaire Game of "Clock"

by Michael W. Ecker (Pennsylvania State University Worthington Scranton)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
January, 1982

Subject classification(s): Game Theory | Discrete Mathematics
Applicable Course(s): 4.4 Combinatorics

A criterion is given to determine in advance whether a game of "clock" will result in a win.

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