A ‘property-building and trading game’: Jathan Austin, Susanna Molitoris-Miller, ‘The Settlers of Catan: Using Settlement Placement Strategies in the Probability Classroom’, The College Mathematics Journal, 46, 4, 2015, pp. 275-282
Abstract: The Settlers of Catan, a property-building and trading board game, contains many opportunities for mathematical exploration. In this paper we discuss Catan settlement placement strategies suitable for teaching basic concepts of probability and expected value to undergraduate students.
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