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Cutting up a cube
Posted:
Apr 1, 1993 10:10 AM


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
  Alex Yeon yeonfa9@ac.wfu.edu



