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Another Fine Math You've Got Me Into... - Page 6
by Ian Stewart - 2004 - 269 pages
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 36

1908
...smaller disc below it. When the sixty-four discs shall have been thus transferred to another needle, tower, temple, and Brahmins alike will crumble into...dust, and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. Of course, the point is to discover how many moves are necessary to remove all the eight discs, or...
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Miscellaneous Literary, Scientific, and Historical Notes ..., Volumes 9-10

1892
...thus transferred from the needle on which at the creation God placed them, to one of the otherneedles, tower, temple and Brahmins alike will crumble into...and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. The number of separate transfers of single discs which the Brahmins must take to effect the transfer of...
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Miscellaneous Notes and Queries, Volumes 9-10

Questions and answers - 1892
...thus transferred from the needle on which at the creation God placed them, to one of the otherneedles, tower, temple and Brahmins alike will crumble into...and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. The number of separate transfers of single discs which the Brahmins must take to effect the transfer of...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 8

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener - Psychology - 1897
...must place this disc on a needle so that there is not a smaller disc below it. When the s•xty- four discs shall have been thus transferred from the needle...dust, and with a thunder-clap the world will vanish . . . ."--Ball, "Mathematical Recreations." p. 78. 1 Stewart Culin, AJ Folk Lore, VI. 22. 3 Perhaps...
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Macro Processors

Alfred John Cole - Computers - 1981 - 254 pages
...unceasingly to transfer the disks according to the above rules and when the transfer is complete then "needles, tower, temple and Brahmins alike will crumble...dust, and with a thunderclap the world will vanish". Fortunately even if the Brahmins make no mistakes, l8, 466, 744, O73, 7O9, 55l, 6l5 transfers will...
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Introduction to Combinatorics

A. B. Slomson - Mathematics - 1997 - 270 pages
...second, without making any mistakes, how long will it take before all the discs have been transferred and 'tower, temple and Brahmins alike will crumble into dust, and with a thunder clap the world will vanish'? 6.5 SOME NON-LINEAR RECURRENCE RELATIONS When it comes to non-linear...
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Excursions in Calculus: An Interplay of the Continuous and the ..., Volume 13

Robert M. Young - Mathematics - 1992 - 417 pages
...disk on a needle so that there is no smaller disk below it. When the sixty-four disks shall have been transferred from the needle on which at the creation...dust, and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. 6 Brought out by a certain "N. Claus (de Siam)," an anagram of "Lucas d'Amiens" or Edouard Lucas (1842-1891),...
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The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers

David Wells - Mathematics - 1997 - 231 pages
...that he must place this disc on a needle so that there is no smaller disc below it. When the 64 discs have been thus transferred from the needle on which...dust, and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. This account of Hindu theology is nonsensical, but the problem itself has a very neat solution involving...
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Truth in Mathematics

Harold G. Dales, Gianluigi Oliveri - Mathematics - 1998 - 376 pages
...he must place this disc on a needle so that there is no smaller disc below it. When the sixty- four discs shall have been thus transferred from the needle...and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. The number of separate transfers of single discs which the Brahmins must make to effect the transfer of...
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Making Pre-Algebra Come Alive: Student Activities and Teacher Notes

Alfred S. Posamentier - Education - 2000 - 143 pages
...on which, at the creation, God placed them, to one of the other needles, tower, temple, and Brahmans alike will crumble into dust and, with a thunderclap, the world will vanish. How long do you suppose it would take the priests to transfer the discs? Take a wild guess. To come...
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