Boating Cross Paheli

Logic Level 3

3 cannibals and 3 missionaries have to move to the other side of the river. There is a single boat which can accommodate at most 2 passengers at a time. What is the minimum number of times the boat have to cross the river?

Details and Assumptions:

  • The boat couldn't travel empty.

  • When there is on one side, more cannibals than missionaries, they eat them.

  • When the boat is docked, all the cannibals will want to alight to eat the missionaries if possible.


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