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Farmer and Wife to Catch Rooster and Hen: Sam Loyd's Puzzle

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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: An entertaining Java implementation of a puzzle by Sam Loyd. A farmer and his wife try to catch a hen and a rooster. A good exercise in taxicab geometry.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Discrete Math

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