Suggested Citation: San Francisco Math Circle & JRMF. (2020). River Crossing Problems. In S. Bowen (Ed.), Math Circle Activity Database. American Institute of Mathematics. https://mathcircles.org/activity/humans-zombies-rivers
Humans, Zombies, & Other Problems Crossing the River
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A town faces an epidemic of zombies! Luckily, the virus has just started to spread and the infected are able to stave off their hunger for human brains… for now. In fact, they’re willing to work alongside the remaining humans to help them get across a river to safety. Can you get all the humans and zombies across safely?