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Poker Maths - Basic Maths Refresher

A maths course from basic maths to poker specific calculations.
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Hi everyone. I find that a lot of courses tend to start by either talking about basic poker concepts like calculating outs (which isn't going to be enough to improve your game) or they go straight for the complex stuff. Expected value and complex formulas to get them.

 

But most poker players don't play professionally and might not have a solid grasp of the basic mathematical practices needed to understand the decision making process in poker.

 

Enter this blog. In this blog I'm going to start by going over a basics math refresher course. Covering topics such as; multiplication / devision and mental tricks to make it easier to calculate in your head. I'm going to look at fraction/ decimals and percentages - how they are interchangeable and different ways to convert them on the fly, then on to ratios and proportions, there will be a blog post about problem solving and good practices. Finally it will be onto probabilitie and how to express odds and apply them to real world situations.

 

After the basic maths section is complete I'll start to write about poker maths and decision making band how the concepts can be used in the game. 

 

I hope this blog is useful to a lot of people, I know that I needed to brush up on my maths when I first started playing and I hope that this is useful to some of you.

If ther is anything that you want to see discussed or ideas for an article get in touch.

Regards

Lt

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