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CassiusDelaney

  • 2 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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  1. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    hint: a cube has SIX faces does that help?

  2. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    so six colours?

  3. hartnn
    • 2 years ago
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    no,less than that

  4. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    well not necessarily

  5. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    six is the greatest

  6. Polrek
    • 2 years ago
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    The top and he bottom could be painted the same colour though

  7. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    so that brings it down to five...

  8. Mikael
    • 2 years ago
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    Three - because you have a metting

  9. Polrek
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    Then you paint the left and the right the same colour.

  10. Mikael
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    Of three faces at EACH corner ==> Atleast 3

  11. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    let'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

  12. lgbasallote
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    it follows the requirement that no adjacent faces have same colour

  13. hartnn
    • 2 years ago
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    every opposite face can have same color,so 3 pairs of faces---?3 colors...

  14. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    ohhhh i get it so the leats is 3?

  15. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    yup

  16. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    thankyou guys your the besr :))

  17. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    we're glad to be the besr

  18. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    haha :')

  19. Mikael
    • 2 years ago
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  20. Mikael
    • 2 years ago
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    By the way I gave you the answer, hmmm ....should I say... first ?

  21. CassiusDelaney
    • 2 years ago
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    y not :) thx :))

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