## Tower of Hanoi^{n} - 1, where n is the number of
disks; this equals 255 in the case of an eight disks. The original toy came
with a description saying that it was a small version of the great Tower
of Brahma. ## Reference- Poole, D. G. "The Towers and Triangles of Professor Claus (or, Pascal
Knows Hanoi)."
*Math. Mag*., 67: 323-344 (1994).
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