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Problem Of The Week 48

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If square tiles are to be fitted on a square floor in such a way that the floor looks the same from all the sides. The tiles are availble in 6 different colors. In how many ways can the floor be made if it should have maximum possible colors?

1) 360

2) 60

3) 1296

4) 256

5) None of these


Written by Implex

October 8, 2008 at 12:47 pm

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  1. Outtimed bhai…

    thoda sa hint…i am quite bad at these P/C type problems…has not arrived at a point where i can start with problem 😦


    October 9, 2008 at 9:19 am

  2. it is a bit involved problem
    try some head banging


    October 9, 2008 at 9:45 am

  3. help help help!


    October 11, 2008 at 5:26 pm

  4. Is 360 the answer?
    12 rows in all , with a symmetric boundary for all the colours, the colours can be arranged in 6! ways … is it correct ?


    October 17, 2008 at 6:52 am

  5. outmitted….when will u submit the correct answer to this with detailed explanation…..??


    October 29, 2008 at 3:04 pm

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