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What is the minimum number that needs to be taken away in order to construct a solid cube with none left over?

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Given: You have 59 cubic blocks.

posted Jun 10, 2014 by Ritika

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32 Cubic Block has to be removed to construct a solid cubic

As If a cube of 3 Blocks has to be made we need 27 blocks. and for cube of 4 blocks we need 64 Blocks,

So as we can make the solid cubic of 3 for which in total we need only 27 blocks.

So 59 - 27 = 32 Blocks has to be removed

solution Jun 10, 2014 by Kunal Shah



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