Solids which can be made with 8 cubes
In the section “Maxima and minima” at the exhibition matemilano there’s an exhibit where you can examine various polyhedra that can be made by putting together eight little cubes. The visitor has to tell which of them has the external surface of minimum area.
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Maximum and minimum problems (3D geometry)
Maximum and minimum (From the exhibitions of matematita)
Objects (From the exhibitions of matematita)