Winning Wordle Wisely — or How to Ruin a Fun Little Internet Game with Math

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As written by Martin B. Short, associate professor in the School of Mathematics, "the author goes about ruining an online word guessing game by generally trying to mathify the whole thing." Trying to find the secret solution word in Wordle has become the latest internet word game obsession for many, and as Short writes, it can indeed involve a judicious use of math to rapidly find the hidden word. (Registration required.)

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College of Sciences, School of Mathematics, Martin B. Short, Wordle, math, gaming
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  • Created By: Renay San Miguel
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  • Created On: Aug 17, 2022 - 2:16pm
  • Last Updated: Aug 17, 2022 - 2:16pm