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Tower of Hanoi (Tower of Brahma, Lucas' Tower, Towers of Hanoi)




Puzzle, Planning.


Towers of Hanoi was invented by Édouard Lucas in 1883. The game equipment consists of three rods in a row and a series of disks of different sizes which fit on the rods.


A player moves one disk at a time to an empty rod or on a rod where it rests on a larker disk. The goal is to place all of the disks on one rod in decreasing size with the largest on the bottom and the smallest on top.

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