tower of hanoi

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Description

The Tower of Hanoi puzzle was invented by the French mathematician Edouard Lucas in 1883.

Resources

three poles
5 disc's (old car tyres with numbers painted on them are very good)

Instructions

Given a stack of disks arranged from largest on the bottom to smallest on top placed on a rod, together with two empty rods, the towers of Hanoi puzzle asks for the minimum number of moves required to move the stack from one rod to another, where moves are allowed only if they place smaller disks on top of larger disks.

it is easer to send you to this link than type it

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/TowerofHanoi.html

Tags

  • fit for Life
  • hanoi
  • Problem solving
  • Problem solving and games

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