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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the least number of different colours needed to paint a cube so no adjacent faces have the same colour?
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the least number of different colours needed to paint a cube so no adjacent faces have the same colour?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hint: a cube has SIX faces does that help?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The top and he bottom could be painted the same colour though

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so that brings it down to five...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Three  because you have a metting

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then you paint the left and the right the same colour.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Of three faces at EACH corner ==> Atleast 3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let's try an example dw:1346152773006:dw in my example you have red on the front and back; yellow on the sides; orange on top and bottom

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it follows the requirement that no adjacent faces have same colour

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0every opposite face can have same color,so 3 pairs of faces?3 colors...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh i get it so the leats is 3?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thankyou guys your the besr :))

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we're glad to be the besr

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By the way I gave you the answer, hmmm ....should I say... first ?
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