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Yossi’s Ted Ed puzzles

Yossi Elran invites us to explore two algorithmic puzzles on Ted Ed
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I was lucky enough to contribute to Ted Ed two of the best algorithmic puzzles that I know. The puzzles and solutions are animated in the YouTube videos below, but you can also delve deeper by following the links below the videos. If you liked them, you can share them directly from the Ted Ed site. Don’t forget to return to the course though, there’s still tons of surprises ahead!

Can you solve the prisoner boxes puzzle?

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

If you want to dig deeper into this puzzle, or can’t see the video for technical reasons, you might want to visit the puzzle on the Ted Ed site.

Can you solve the egg drop riddle? 

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

If you want to dig deeper into this puzzle, or can’t see the video for technical reasons, you might want to visit the puzzle on the Ted Ed site.

Discussion

Which puzzle did you like the best?

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