Coding@Home – video tutorials

The explorer

The explorer is the first Coding@Home activity. Move the explorer around the board to reach the target after visiting as many squares as possible.

Required material: chequered board, tiles with footprint pictures


Q1. With the starting and finishing positions shown in the video, is it possible for the explorer to visit all the boxes on the board?

Q2. Which starting and finishing positions prevent the explorer from visiting the greatest number of boxes on the board?

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