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Tower of Hanoi

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on September 24, 2009 at 3:03:28 pm


Who invented?

One of the French mathematician, Edouard Lucas, invented this puzzle in 1883.


What is the goal of the game?


The goal of this puzzle is to move all the discs from the left peg to the right peg. As you can see from the above picture, the discs on the left peg are all different sizes and arranged with the largest on the bottom and the smallest on the top. You should have exact arragne when you finish moving disks on the right peg. Try to move all the discs using as small as possible number of movement.


What kind of rule?


1. You need to move one disk at a time.

2. Larger disk cannot be on top of the smaller disk.


How do I play?


Click and  drag to move a disc. You can change number of discs by pressing + or - on the right top corner. Higher number discs indicates more difficulty to solve. Try to start with smaller number if it is difficult. If you need help, you can press Solution button to watch how the computer solve the puzzle. If you want to restart the puzzle, you can press Restart button to play again.







Example of the Tower of Hanoi puzzle?


You can see this example how another player solved the Tower of Hanoi puzzle. 


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