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Getting Across the River,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
- Wolf, Cabbage, Goat, and River
- A man has a goat, a wolf and a cabbage. He must cross a river
in a boat that will only carry one item at a time...
- Farmer, Goat, Wolf, and Cabbage
Cross a River
- Fewest number of trips a farmer can make to get a goat, wolf,
and cabbage across a river.
- Farmer Crossing a River
- A farmer is taking his prize lettuce, lion, llama, and pet leviathan
(a unique creature that eats llamas and lions unless a lettuce is present)
- Crossing a River: Cannibals and
- Three missionaries and three cannibals wish to cross a river using a
single boat that will hold only two people. If at any time the cannibals
outnumber the missionaries, those missionaries will be eaten...
- Wilbert the Wonder Dog
- Five masters and their five dogs need to cross a river.
- Crossing the Bridge
- Four men want to cross a bridge but only two may cross at a time...
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