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Sugar Cubes (Posted on 2002-12-24) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Three cubes of volume 1, 8, and 64 are glued together.
What is the smallest possible surface area of the resulting configuration?

-Problem taken from UNL Math Day

See The Solution Submitted by cges    
Rating: 3.0909 (11 votes)

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re(2): As easy as 1,2,4 (corrections) | Comment 3 of 10 |
(In reply to re: As easy as 1,2,4 (corrections) by np_rt)

DOH!

I can do the long algebraic equations, but it's always the simple things that trip me up. (You mean 2 +2 is not 5?)
  Posted by TomM on 2002-12-25 02:52:21

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