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Leapfrogs: The Mathematical Details

by Matt Wybeken (Grand Valley State University), Steve Althoen (University of Michigan - Flint), and John Berry (Centre for Teaching Mathematics, England)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2005

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Patterns
Applicable Course(s): 2.6 Math Liberal Arts | 2.9 Math for Elementary School Teachers

In what minimal number of moves can a children's game be completed?

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