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Staircases in a Cube (Posted on 2017-03-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The figure below resembles a staircase, so call it a staircase polyomino. (This instance is size 5)
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Give a staircase polyomino unit thickness to form a solid. It is trivial to pack n of the size-n staircase polyominos into a nxnxn cube.

Prove or provide a counterexample to the statement: It is impossible to pack n+1 of the size-n polyominos into a nxnxn cube.

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Some ThoughtsEasiest CEsJer2017-03-10 11:58:09
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