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Coin Rearrangements

Can you slide, jump, and flip to transform one pattern into another?

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In these quizzes, you'll explore a variety of puzzles where the goal is to rearrange a set of coins from one configuration to another.

One basic type of puzzle is a Coin-Sliding Puzzle — puzzles where you rearrange the coins by sliding them. For example, you can slide the bottom coin to the left and the top coin to the right to transform the diamond arrangement below into a straight line of coins.

Is it possible to move the gold coin without pushing any of the silver coins?

Is it possible to rearrange the coins from the configuration on the left to the configuration on the right?

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