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 Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2000 11:13 pm    Post subject: 1 Assume M1, m2, m3 as the monkeys where M1 (in caps because he is smarter) can steer the boat. H1, H2, H3 are the humans. Here are the thirteen steps 1 m2, H2 -> 2 <- H2 3 M1, m3 -> 4 <- M1 5 H2, H3 -> 6 <- m2, H2 7 M1, H1 -> 8 <- m3, H3 9 H2, H3 -> 10 <- M1 11 M1, m2 -> 12 <- M1 13 M1, m3 -> That is it! ------------------ Bhaskar
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 Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2000 11:24 pm    Post subject: 2 this may be shorter: persons: A,B,C monkeys: I, ii, iii (I is Ed) 1) A, I -> A 2) <-I 3) I, ii -> ii 4) <-I 5) B, I -> B 6) <-I 7) iii, I -> iii 8) <-I 9) I, C -> I, C
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 Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2000 11:36 pm    Post subject: 3 this can only be held if you assume that a monkey in the boat isn't counted like a monkey outside of it. dont know if this can be said (wasn't clear from the question)
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