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by hacvude
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Discrete Math
Topic: a farmer needs to carry a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage acros
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a farmer needs to carry a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage acros

In an old puzzle attributed to Alcuin of York (735-804), a farmer needs to carry a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage across a river. The farmer only has a small boat, which can carry the farmer and only one object (an animal or a vegetable). He can cross the river repeatedly. However, if the farmer is on ...

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