# Card Deck Algorithms

## Scenario 1

Pull the cards, A-10 out of a card deck. (It is preferable that they are the same suit). The goal is to devise an algorithm that when you deal the cards A, 2, 3...10 they are in order. Here is the catch: you are dealing the cards out one face up, then one to the bottom of the deck, one face up, one to the bottom of the deck…..and this will continue until all the cards are face up in order. The students need to work in groups to find/solve the pattern.

## Scenario 2

Pull the cards, A-10 out of a card deck. (It is preferable that they are the same suit). The goal is to devise an algorithm that when you deal the cards A, 2, 3...10 they are in order. Here is the catch: you are dealing the cards out one face up, then two to the bottom of the deck, one face up, two to the bottom of the deck…..and this will continue until all the cards are face up in order. The students need to work in groups to find/solve the pattern.

## Scenario 3

Pull the cards, A-10 out of a card deck. (It is preferable that they are the same suit). The goal is to devise an algorithm that when you deal the cards A, 2, 3...10 they are in order. Here is the catch: you are dealing the cards out one face up, then three to the bottom of the deck, one face up, three to the bottom of the deck…..and this will continue until all the cards are face up in order. The students need to work in groups to find/solve the pattern.

## Scenario 4

Pull the cards, A-10 out of a card deck. (It is preferable that they are the same suit). The goal is to devise an algorithm that when you deal the cards A, 2, 3...10 they are in order. Here is the catch: you are dealing the cards out one face up, then one to the bottom of the deck, one face up, two to the bottom of the deck, one up, three to the bottom of the deck ( then 4 then 5...etc) and this will continue until all the cards are face up in order. The students need to work in groups to find/solve the pattern.

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