ERIC Number: EJ785748
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
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The Towers of Hanoi
Morris, George C.
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, v26 n4 p179-186 2007
This article presents an investigation carried out with a group of able mathematics students who were studying at a level 1 year in advance of their peers. The purpose was to investigate the extension of usual three peg Towers of Hanoi to four pegs and attempt to find a rule that could be used to predict the minimum number of moves required to complete the puzzle.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Manipulative Materials, Prediction, Puzzles, Teaching Methods, Advanced Students, Mathematical Concepts
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