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Cube Puzzle: 5 x 5 x 5, Five-Piece Dissection

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Cube Puzzle: 5 x 5 x 5, Five-Piece Dissection
This is a classic five-piece dissection of a cube that is 5 x 5 x 5. I made an effort to highlight the unit cubes. Each unit cube is 12mm ^ 3.

While this stands as a puzzle on its own, it is also part of forthcoming dissection of a 6x6x6 cube into three cubes, each of which is 3^3, 4^3, and 5^3.

There are five pieces:

2^3 units
3x2x1 units
30 units
40 units
41 units
Cundy, H. M. & Rollett, A. P. (1961). Mathematical models. London: Oxford University Press. (p. 203). The authors gave credit a solution in Eureka, the magazine of the Cambridge Archimedeans.

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.1 to .2mm

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Publication date: 2018/07/23 at 17:10


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