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Tic-Tac-Toe

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Tic tac toe, also known as noughts and crosses in some cultures, is a pen and paper game. Since it is a very predictable game, a computer has figured out that there are 255,168 possible games of tic tac toe. The best way to win is to start the game off, because the player who starts wins about half the time, avoiding the dreaded “cats game," or tie.

  1. 1. What is a tie game called?
    1. a. Cat's game
    2. b. Draw
    3. c. Love
  2. 2. How many possible games of tic tac toe are there?
    1. a. 433552
    2. b. 183009
    3. c. 255168
  3. 3. What is another name for tic tac toe?
    1. a. Noughts and crosses
    2. b. X's and O's
    3. c. Three by three