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Author(s): Spencer Bowen

A local animal shelter has a puppies and kittens available for adoption that you just happen to be itching to own! In this week’s “paw-some” activity, two players begin with a certain number of animals to choose from and take turns adopting animals. The player to adopt the last animal wins! We'll be constructing a strategy for beating this game and exploring a bit of sequences.

Topics covered: Mathematical Games, Problem Solving / General

Associated Math Circles: San Francisco Math Circle