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Two Lessons: Frog Leap and Beach Ball

I call it Frog Leap but you may know this common game as Stepping Stones or Traffic Jam. NRICH has a nice interactive applet. The challenge is for the 3 boys and 3 girls to switch places in the FEWEST moves possible. A legal “move” is each person can jump onto an adjacent empty space or jump […]

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