Monthly Archives: September 2015

Kanoodle, IQ Fit, and Dancing Links

Introduction During a recent vacation flight, my nephews had a couple of interesting puzzles to occupy them on the plane: Kanoodle and IQ Fit. In both cases, the objective is to arrange a set of colored pieces so that they exactly … Continue reading

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The clueless student: solution

This is to capture notes on my progress toward a solution to the “matching quiz” problem presented in the previous post, which can be re-stated more concisely as follows: what is the optimal strategy for choosing quiz answers specified as a function … Continue reading

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