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#1 The Turtle Girl

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Posted 08 March 2008 - 07:10 AM

You have several white cubes and a jug of red paint. Then you use the red paint to cover one or more sides of each cube. Following such a method, how many distinguishable cubes can you make?
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#2 Duh Puck

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Posted 08 March 2008 - 08:18 AM

You have several white cubes and a jug of red paint. Then you use the red paint to cover one or more sides of each cube. Following such a method, how many distinguishable cubes can you make?

It seems like it would depend on how you are allowed to go about doing the distinguishing. To explain ...

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#3 bonanova

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Posted 08 March 2008 - 11:26 PM

You have several white cubes and a jug of red paint. Then you use the red paint to cover one or more sides of each cube. Following such a method, how many distinguishable cubes can you make?

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Nice one. B))
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Posted 09 March 2008 - 04:00 AM

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Nice one. B))

Ugh. Why didn't I think about placement of sides? Nice job.
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