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You start with 27 cubes which forms a large cube. How to remove one from middle of large cube without touching others?

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You start with small and equal cubes, 27 of which are put together to form a large cube. How does one then remove 1 from the middle of the large cube to leave only 26, while not touching any of the sides of the large cube?

posted Sep 20, 2016 by anonymous

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See the following image
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Here we have 27 cubes makes up one large cube (6^3 = 216) . Now we can easily remove (1) middle of the large cube without touching the remaining 26 cube (If we remove 1 then 216 will become 26).

answer Jan 30, 2017 by Salil Agrawal
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I think large cube is only a hypothetical identity. you touch only small cubes.

answer Jan 29, 2017 by Kewal Panesar
You may need to think out of box to get the answer.



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