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The Magic of Symmetries: Games and Puzzles


Highfield Campus

Building: B56

Room: Student Centre

Age suitable for: All ages




Rubik's cubes are great for exhibiting rich collections of symmetries.

Whenever objects are permuted but retain their overall structure, or in patterns of shapes, symmetries are present.

Group theory is the branch of mathematics that deals with studying symmetries.

Join us to discover how group theory is useful in popular games and puzzles, by finding out about its presence in various examples!