**Row Your Boat**
At science camp, two teachers have to cross a river.

There is only a small boat which is being rowed by two students.

The boat can only carry two students or a single teacher.

*How did the teachers get across the river and afterwards leave the two students with their boat?*

**Crossing the River**
During the Turkish stampede in Thrace, a small detachment found itself confronted by a wide and deep river. However, they discovered a boat in which two children were rowing about. It was so small that it would only carry the two children, or one grown person.

**How did the officer get himself and his 357 soldiers across the river and leave the two children finally in joint possession of their boat?**

And how many times need the boat pass from shore to shore?

536 Puzzles and Curious Problems

*By Henry Dudeney*

Math Fair: Soldiers and Children

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