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Nir Dahan
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A carpenter wanted to divide a cube into 27 smaller equal cubes.
this can obviously be done in 6 cuts, the question is can it be done in fewer cuts and if so how.
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Hmm . . . center cube has no faces showing so it would have to have six cuts, one for each face, no?


Jack Shalom
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Yes jack,

6 cuts are the minimum...
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