This Static Nim—Fibonacci Nim lesson plan also includes:
Get those competitive juices flowing! Learners apply algebraic skills to develop a winning strategy to a token game. Successful players apply patterns of subtraction with a focus on intercepts and slope. This is the second installment in a series of three Illuminations lessons.
- Play several rounds of the game as a class to ensure all understand the process
- Requires a set of tokens
- Expects a solid understanding of graphing input and output pairs
- Provides a student handout for groups to follow as they play the game
- Includes ideas for extension