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+*~
+*.aux
+*.log
+*.pdf
+*.pyc
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+Magic Cube
+==========
+
+It had to happen someday. Somebody stop me!
+
+Author
+------
+
+- **David W. Hogg** (NYU)
+
+License
+-------
+
+All content copyright 2012 the author.
+**Magic Cube** is licensed under the *GPLv2 License*.
+See the LICENSE file for more information.
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+.SUFFIXES: .tex .pdf
+RM = /bin/rm -fv
+PDFLATEX = pdflatex
+
+all: hogg_cube.pdf
+
+%.pdf: %.tex
+ $(PDFLATEX) $*
+ $(PDFLATEX) $*
+ $(PDFLATEX) $*
+
+clean:
+ $(RM) *.log *.aux *.dvi *.bbl *.blg
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+% Copyright 2012 David W. Hogg (NYU).
+% All rights reserved.
+
+% to-do
+% -----
+% - write
+% - make figures
+% - set algorithm conventions
+
+\documentclass[12pt,pdftex]{article}
+
+\newcommand{\by}[1]{{#1}$\times${#1}$\times${#1}}
+
+\begin{document}
+
+\subsection*{The rubik's cube}
+
+\noindent
+\textsl{by David W. Hogg, New York City, 2012 October}
+\vspace{1ex}
+
+\paragraph{\by{2}}
+
+How do I solve the \by{2}?
+
+Combinatorics and speed solutions
+
+Why can't you make a checkerboard on the \by{2}?
+
+\paragraph{\by{3}}
+
+How do I solve the \by{3}?
+
+Pictures and patterns you can make with the \by{3}?
+
+\paragraph{\by{5} and larger odd cubes}
+
+How do I solve the \by{5}?
+
+Choices about edge-first and face-first; trade-offs
+
+Pictures that you can do with the \by{5} that you can't do with the \by{3}
+
+How does the \by{5} solution generalize to \by{7} and all higher odd numbers?
+
+\paragraph{\by{4} and all even cubes}
+
+How do I solve the \by{4}?
+
+What happens if you try to do a checkerboard by brute force?
+
+How do the \by{4} and \by{5} methods generalize to \by{6} and all possible higher cubes?
+
+\paragraph{playing and insights}
+
+Alphabet
+
+How do I solve the \by{4} \emph{within} a larger cube?
+
+
+\end{document}
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