Math Logic puzzle

A farmer has a goat, a wolf, and a cabbage. He wants to transport all three from one side of a river to the other. He has a boat, but it has only enough room for the farmer and one thing. The wolf willl eat the goat if they are left alone together, and the goat will eat the cabbage if they are left alone. How can the farmer get everything to the other side of the river.

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    1) Traveler + Goat cross
    2) Traveler returns
    3) Traveler + Wolf Cross
    4) Traveler + Goat Return
    5) Traveler + Cabbage Cross
    6) Traveler Returns
    7) Traveler + Goat Cross
    -NewYorkTimes

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