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The Parallel Climbers Puzzle

by Alan Tucker

Year of Award: 1996

Award: Trevor Evans

Publication Information: Math Horizons, Nov. 1995, pp. 22-24

Summary: Using graph theory, shows that the Parallel Climbers Puzzle has a solution for any mountain range.

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About the Author: (from Math Horizons, Nov. (1995)) Alan Tucker is professor of applied mathematics at SUNY-Stony Brook, and Chair of MAA’s Council on Education.

Subject classification(s): Index
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008