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solution

The path segments should be in the following order:

11 – 9 – 5 – 3 – 8 – 1 – 6 – 12 – 7 – 2 – 10 – 4

Corn Maze Solution Diagram

Entered the maze and…

  • 11. SPLIT L – R – R – SPLIT L
  • 9. go under bridge
  • 5. INT L – SPLIT R – R – L
  • 3. SPLIT S – R – SPLIT R – R – L
  • 8. INT L (think we’ve been here before) – L – R
  • 1. L - SPLIT R – immediately another SPLIT R
  • 6. L – SPLIT S – R
  • 12. L – SPLIT R – SPLIT L – SPLIT R – L
  • 7. SPLIT R – immediately another SPLIT L – R – R
  • 2. INT R – L – L
  • 10. L – R – SPLIT R – SPLIT S
  • 4. R – SPLIT S – R – R – SPLIT L

… L – L – R – R – go over bridge – R – R – L – exit!


detailed solution

Upon first entering the corn maze, we either Split Left or Split Right. The only segments that do this are #7 and #11. Segment #7 (Split Right – immediately another Split Left – Right turn – Right turn) doesn't fit, as Split Right would need to be followed by two Left turns. But Segment #11 fits (Split Left – Right turn – Right turn – Split Left).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part A

Next, we need to go under the bridge, which is Segment #9.

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part B

We immediately encounter an intersection. Segments #2, #5, and #8 are the only ones that start with an intersection, and none of these begin with Intersection Straight. Segment #2 (Intersection Right – Left turn – Left turn) almost fits, but the second Left turn needs to be a Right turn. Segment #8 (Intersection Left – Left turn – Right turn) doesn’t fit either, as we'd run into a Split after the Intersection. But Segment #5 does follow the Intersection Left with a Split: Intersection Left – Split Right – Right Turn – Left Turn.

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part C

The next decision is another Split, but we can only go Straight or Left. This means Segment #7 doesn't work, since it starts with Split Right. We've already used Segment #11, and this leaves only Segment #3 (Split Straight – Right turn – Split Right – Right Turn – Left turn).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part D

We are headed back to the same intersection we went through a couple of segments ago. We used Segment #5 there, so #2 and #8 are left. Segment #2 doesn't fit, since (along with having us suspiciously repeat our previous path) Intersection Right would need to be followed by a Split. But Segment #8 fits (Intersection Left – Left turn – Right turn).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part E

Several segments start with a Left turn: #1, #6, #10, and #12. The Left turn must be immediately followed by a Split, which eliminates Segment #10 (Left turn – Right turn – Split Right – Split Straight). Segment #6 (Left turn – Split Straight – Right turn) almost works, but we'd need to turn Left at the end, not Right. Segment #12 (Left turn – Split Right – Split Left – Split Right – Left turn) also nearly works, until we get to the second Split Right, which would need to be a Right turn. This leaves Segment #1 (Left turn – Split Right – immediately another Split Right).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part F

The next segment again starts with a Left turn, followed by a Split (again eliminating Segment #10). The Split Right in Segment #12 isn't possible here, since we can only Split Left or Split Straight, so we're left with Segment #6 (Left turn – Split Straight – Right turn).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part G

Once again, the next segment starts with a Left turn. This is followed by yet another Split, eliminating Segment #10. The successive Splits in Segment #12 (Left turn – Split Right – Split Left – Split Right – Left turn) fit here.

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part H

The next segments starts with a Split, and there is only one segment remaining like that: #7 (Split Right – immediately another Split Left – Right turn – Right turn).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part I

The next segments starts with an Intersection, and there is only one segment remaining like that: #2 (Intersection Right – Left turn – Left turn).

Corn Maze Solution Diagram Part J

We're quickly running out of remaining segments. Next must be Segment #10 (Left turn – Right turn – Split Right – Split Straight), since we turn Left next. The last segment to be used is Segment #4 (Right turn – Split Straight – Right turn – Right turn – Split Left). And the remaining turn-by-turn instructions (Left turn – Left turn – Right turn – Right turn – go over bridge – Right turn – Right turn – Left turn – exit!) are used to finish the corn maze.

Corn Maze Solution Diagram