I'm very intrigued by game theory after watching a little puzzle on YouTube that was part of a game show.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The solution or best strategy turned out to be solved through game theory.

Anyhow, I further checked out an introduction to game theory online and there didn't seem to be any "regular' math that I had ever had before. There were just these "pay-off" cubes with numbers in them.

For someone who has only had math through Calculus, would it be possible to learn game-theory on my own in a book or some other format without having had higher math? Or do you need some other kind of math mid-way through the subject? I find it to be the most fun math-like topic I've seen so far, but we don't have anything like this at my community college.

If it is a self-contained math topic, then I'd love to learn about it over the upcoming summer (I'll be transferring to a regular university next academic year). And if anyone has any book recommendations for good intro to game theory, I'd definitely take a look.

Appreciate it guys!

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# Is Game Theory a Self-Contained Subject?

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