Tower of Hanoi

 teachMathematics: Tower of Hanoi

The Tower of Hanoi game is a great puzzle that everyone can have a go at! How can we move three different sized discs from one side to the other, without ever putting a bigger disc on top of a smaller one and in as few moves as possible? How do we know we have used as few moves as possible? What if there were four discs to start with? What about five or six? Can we predict how many moves it would take to move ten discs?...

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