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#1 2010-12-21 23:25:05

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Rubik's Cube Abstracted

http://www.gravitation3d.com/magictile/


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#2 2010-12-22 16:27:03

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Re: Rubik's Cube Abstracted

Hi MathsIsFun;

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Good page but what the heck are they talking about?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#3 2014-02-23 15:36:53

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Re: Rubik's Cube Abstracted

They are talking about an n-dimensional abstarction of the magic cube. If you do not know that then why are you asserting that it is a good page?


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#4 2014-02-23 15:46:57

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Re: Rubik's Cube Abstracted

Kleins Quartic.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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