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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

Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - 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

A. J. 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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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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The New Turing Omnibus: Sixty-Six Excursions in Computer Science

A. K. Dewdney - Computers - 1993 - 480 pages
...2 above] from the needle on which at the creation God placed them to one of the other needles, then tower, temple, and Brahmins alike will crumble into...and with a thunderclap the world will vanish. The originator of this tradition clearly expected the priests to take a long time to transfer the disks....
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