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Topic: Cutting up a cube
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fabio a. yeon

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Cutting up a cube
Posted: Apr 1, 1993 10:10 AM
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Here's an interesting puzzle I've heard:

You have a cube of dimension 3x3x3. You want to cut them up
into 27 individual cubes of 1x1x1. This can be done by
cutting the cube up 6 times (twice in each plane). Is there
a solution requiring less than 6 cuts, and if so, what
is the minimum number of cuts needed?

-- Alex Yeon
yeonfa9@ac.wfu.edu

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-- Alex Yeon
yeonfa9@ac.wfu.edu





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