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The Cubicum has 8,1 cm height and consists of 27 small squares stacked together. It is relatively simple to assemble them. Youngest people can look at the solution and find the matching pieces. The older ones can have fun doing sprints: who will build the highest square parallelepiped in the minimum time? :-) Once you will have solved it, it is possible to build a beautiful wooden box with six faces, using the three boxes corresponding to the three packages (version 2), or offered, with the nine puzzles version magnetic board or in the collector box. The cubical wooden box can store and show your puzzle advantageously: the Cubicum then becomes a decorative element. Assembling the wooden box from which parts are similar to the Happy-Cube is very easy, because the six faces are absolutely identical. If you have the Quadratum magnetic boards and have mixed the pieces of each set, or if you have other versions, use the Cubicum's solution to identify groups of three squares of 8.1 cm to reassemble them. Without this trick, the Quadratum is almost impossible to solve, unless you already did it many times! You can draw on a separate sheet of paper a square of the right size to help you assemble the puzzle. It is very easy to determine the size of the final square using the Pythagora's theorem. The three small initial squares are 8.1 cm. Assuming that their surface is 1, the large square that we will get will have an area of 1+1+1=3. The length of its side will be square root of three times the length of the initial unit squares. Ie: square_root(3) * 8.1 cm = 14 cm approximately. Discover four new indices on this page. |
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