Sets, Planets, and Comets
Abstract:Sets in the game Set are lines in a certain four-dimensional space. Here we introduce planes into the game, leading to interesting mathematical questions, some of which we solve, and to a wonderful variation on the game Set, in which every tableau of nine cards must contain at least one configuration for a player to pick up.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2013
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