Marbles in a Box

Here’s one of our favorite challenges! This is a three-dimensional version of tic-tac-toe which is called “noughts and crosses” in Great Britain.



The NRICH website publishes free mathematics resources designed to challenge, engage and develop the mathematical thinking of students aged 5 to 19. NRICH also offers support for teachers by publishing Teachers’ Resources for use in the classroom.

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