Year 6 have been trying to solve a problem by working logically and systematically.
The Tower of Hanoi is a maths puzzle that is traditionally completed on rods with wooden discs. However, we created our own ‘bases’ and used differing sized objects from nature.
We found out:
- Three leaves, it takes seven moves to complete the puzzle.
- With four leaves, it takes fifteen moves.
- With five leaves it takes thirty-one moves.
Is there a pattern? If so, what is it? What would you predict for 6 leaves?
A Leafy Tower of Hanoi: http://creativestarlearning.blogspot.com/2010/11/leafy-tower-of-hanoi.html?spref=tw