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Cube the Cube (Posted on 2004-10-02) Difficulty: 5 of 5
Remember Square Divisions? This problem demonstrates the deconstruction of a square into smaller squares with integer-length sides.

Given a cube with edge length 60, can you find a deconstruction of the cube into smaller cubes (none of which are alike) with integer length sides (or prove it can't be done)?

No Solution Yet Submitted by SilverKnight    
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re: Question | Comment 2 of 12 |
(In reply to Question by Meg & Amy)

Since negative lenghts are nonsense, integer-length sides means that the sides of each cube must be positive integers, no fractions or decimals.
  Posted by Brian Smith on 2004-10-03 00:14:37

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