Soma Cube

I found dice at the dollar store the other day, and brought home 30 of them for $3. I then glued them together into a puzzle called a “Soma Cube”.

It’s a great puzzle for kids. Not only are there 240 different configurations for the cube solution, but there are a lot of other shapes that you can make. I was barely able to pry it away from my youngest for long enough to solve the cube and take the picture.

Published in: on 5 January, 2010 at 5:19 pm  Comments (3)  

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  1. Is the solution just to make a cube, or are the pips on the dice required to be in a certain format?

  2. Just to make the cube. The pips are merely an artifact of me making it out of dice instead of wood cubes that I bothered to make myself.

  3. And how many unique solutions are there if you take the dice pips into account – assuming the dice can be rotated to reveal different pips on the outside?

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