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Minimum time required to solve tower of hanoi puzzle with 4 disks assuming one move takes 2 seconds, will be __________

(a) 15 seconds

(b) 30 seconds

(c) 16 seconds

(d) 32 seconds

The question was asked by my college professor while I was bunking the class.

Asked question is from Recursion in portion Recursion of Data Structures & Algorithms II

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Right answer is (b) 30 seconds

Easiest explanation - Number of moves = 2^4-1=16-1=15

          Time for 1 move = 2 seconds

          Time for 15 moves = 15×2 = 30 seconds.

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