2016 - 19th Annual Steven Galovich Memorial Student Symposium

Student Presenter(s) and Advisor

Cortney Oates, Lake Forest CollegeFollow

Location

Mohr Walkway

Abstract

Are all squares equally likely on the Monopoly board? Is it a good idea to own as many Hotels as possible? Using the properties of Markov Chains, this poster describes the mathematics behind developing successful strategies for the game.

Presentation Type

Poster

Start Date

4-5-2016 10:30 AM

End Date

4-5-2016 11:45 AM

Panel

Poster Session

Panel Moderator

Karen Kirk

Field of Study for Presentation

Mathematics

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Apr 5th, 10:30 AM Apr 5th, 11:45 AM

What's the best monopoly strategy?

Mohr Walkway

Are all squares equally likely on the Monopoly board? Is it a good idea to own as many Hotels as possible? Using the properties of Markov Chains, this poster describes the mathematics behind developing successful strategies for the game.