What to Expect in a Game of Memory


The game of memory is played with a deck of n pairs of cards. The cards in each pair are identical. The deck is shuffled and the cards laid face down. A move consists of flipping over first one card and then another. The cards are removed from play if they match. Otherwise, they are flipped back over and the next move commences. A game ends when all pairs… (More)
DOI: 10.4169/amer.math.monthly.120.09.787


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@article{Velleman2013WhatTE, title={What to Expect in a Game of Memory}, author={Daniel J. Velleman and Gregory S. Warrington}, journal={The American Mathematical Monthly}, year={2013}, volume={120}, pages={787-805} }