Math in the Middle Institute Partnership
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On the surface, Bridg-It appears to be a simple game of connecting dots to form lines across the board. Playing Bridg-It is simple. Understanding and playing Bridg-It well is more complicated. To understand the theory and strategy behind Bridg-It, one must first understand certain elements of graph theory, such as disjoint spanning trees. Only then can one master the game of Bridg-It.
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts in Teaching with a Specialization in the Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics. University of Nebraska-Lincoln July 2008