Perfect Out-Shuffles

Students watch an episode of the TV show NUMB3ERS and discuss the hands-on method of shuffling a pile of cards, known as the perfect out-shuffle or the Faro shuffle. They determine the number of times a deck of cards would have to be shuffled in the same exact way in order for all the cards to reach their starting points in the pile.

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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
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Duration
45 mins
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