FB QUIZ: How many blocks are needed to complete a cube?

How many blocks are needed to complete a full cube?

How many blocks are needed to complete a cube

I’ve seen this picture circulating on my Facebook news feed for a while now. I must confess that it really took a while before I figured out the correct answer for this.

What’s a cube?

A cube is a a symmetrical three-dimensional shape, either solid or hollow, contained by six equal squares.

For example, take a look at the Rubik’s cubes below. All of them have six sides. The width, the length, and the height has the same measurement.

How many blocks are needed to complete a cube?

How many blocks are needed to complete a full cube?

Answer: 45

At first, you might think that the answer is 20. It’s wrong. Filling it with 20 blocks won’t give you a cube because the sides won’t be equal. The width and the length is composed of 5 blocks but the height is just four blocks. This means that we need to add another 25 blocks the top to make it a cube. The correct answer is actually 45.

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3 comments

  1. 45 lang pala! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ hirap na hirap ako magbilang! Iniscreen shot ko pa! πŸ‘πŸ‘Œ

  2. Nakaka enjoy magbuo ng mga ganito aerobics. Meron ganito anak ko,madalas ako naglalaro. Hehe. Nakaka entertain at the same time talagang masusubukan utak mo.

    Ngayon Ms.Karla ang pinagkaka abalahan ko mag general cleaning lagi ng bahay hehe. Kasi kapag may anak kang hyper grabe talaga πŸ˜…

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