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Re^2: Recursion: the Towers of Hanoi problem

by insaniac (Friar)
on Oct 20, 2004 at 11:11 UTC ( #400818=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Recursion: the Towers of Hanoi problem
in thread Recursion: The Towers of Hanoi problem

well that's easy, the last 2 statements get executed when the algorithm is "rolling back" the loop. I mean: the last time the first movedisks statement is executed in the loop, it will start executing the last 2 statements from back to front (read: go over the loop from back to front)... that's what recursion is all about ;-)

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