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**River Crossing Puzzle**

There is an Island of puzzles called puzzles-world where numbers 1 - 9 want to cross a river.There is a single boat that can take numbers from one side to the other.

However, maximum 3 numbers can go at a time and of course,

the boat cannot sail on its own so one number must come back after reaching to another side.

Also, the sum of numbers crossing at a time must be a square number.

You need to plan trips such that minimum trips are needed.

How many minimum trips are needed ?

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**The minimum Trips required are 7.**