||All pieces are identical rectangular prisms with
differing length, width and thickness.
This puzzle is based on the following problem presented by Mathematician Dean
Hoffman to a conference at Miami University in 1978: Fit 27 identical blocks into a
cubic box. The blocks must be of size AxBxC, with A, B, and C being different
measurements. The smallest edge must be longer than (A+B+C)/4.
that the sizes have been determined for this puzzle's pieces, all you have to do is
Solution included for those of us who may need a hint or two.
|A put-together puzzle.|
|Difficulty: Moderate - 7 on a scale of 10|
|Designed by Dean Hoffman|
|Made by Philos GmbH, Ltd. ||
||#027 - Philos Cube