# What is the meaning of Damath?

Damath is a two-player educational board game combining the board game “DieMath” and math. It is used as a teaching tool for both elementary and high school mathematics. Every piece has a corresponding number and each even (white) square on board has a mathematical symbol.

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## What is the meaning of Damath?

Damath is a two-player educational board game combining the board game “DieMath” and math. It is used as a teaching tool for both elementary and high school mathematics. Every piece has a corresponding number and each even (white) square on board has a mathematical symbol.

## How many boxes are in a Damath board?

The board is composed of 64 squares in alternating black and white just like the chessboard. The four basic mathematical operations are written on white squares as shown in Figure 1.

**What is the rule of Damath?**

A ‘dama’ chip can slide diagonally forward or backward in any unoccupied square as long as no opponent’s chip blocks its path. It could take a chip or chips whereby its corresponding sum, difference, product or quotient is doubled. Similarly, if an ordinary chip takes an opponents ‘dama’ chip , its score is doubled.

### Who is the Filipino mathematician who invented Damath?

Damath was invented by Jesus Huenda, a teacher in the province of Sorsogon, Philippines, who had encountered problems in teaching math using traditional teaching methods.

### How many chips are in DaMath?

It is a two-player board game whereby every piece or chip has a corresponding number with arithmetic symbols on the board. Each player has 12 pieces numbered between 0-11.

**Is Dama a Filipino game?**

Dama is a game with leaping captures played in the Philippines. In it, a kinged piece may capture by the flying leap in one direction. 5×5 grid of points, four point in each row, each alternating position with an end point on the left or right edge.

## What is the size of Damath board?

600 × 599 pixels

Size of this preview: 600 × 599 pixels. Other resolutions: 240 × 240 pixels | 624 × 623 pixels….Summary.

Description | English: The standard board for playing Damath |
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## How many chips are in Damath?

**How do you play Damath step by step?**

How to play damath

- The in-game toss coin decides the player that makes the first move.
- A player is not allowed to make a pass, and two players take turns in moving a piece.
- The game’s duration can either be endless or timed, but each player has 60 seconds to execute a move.

### Is checkers and Dama the same?

Dama, or Turkish checkers, is a variant of checkers played in Mediterranean basin countries such as Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, and various Middle Eastern countries such as Bahrain. In Dama, pieces move horizontally and vertically, instead of diagonally as in English draughts or American checkers.

### How do you play DaMath step by step?

**How do you play Damath?**

Figure 1 – The DaMath Board DaMath is played by two opposing players. In this article, we will refer to them as the Blue Player and Red Player. The players take turns in moving the pieces.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. Damath is a two-player educational board game combining the board game “Dama” (Filipino word for Checkers) and Math. It is used as a teaching tool for both elementary and high school mathematics.

## How many squares are on a Damath board?

The DaMath Board The board is composed of 64 squares in alternating black and white just like the chessboard. The four basic mathematical operations are written on white squares as shown in Figure 1. Each square is identified by a (column, row) notation.

## How do you write math on a Damath board?

The DaMath Board The board is composed of 64 squares in alternating black and white just like the chessboard. The four basic mathematical operations are written on white squares as shown in Figure 1. Each square is identified by a (column, row) notation. The top-left square, for example, is in column 0 and row 7, so it is denoted by (0,7).