High School Challenge




Paint the Cube


A large cube is painted on all 6 faces. It is then cut into smaller cubes so the number of cubes with no paint on any face is 8 times the number of smaller cubes with paint on exactly 3 faces. How many little cubes are made from the large cube?


Correct Solutions:


  1. Robin Donelson. Boise HS, Boise, ID
  2. Gregory Winston, O'Neill C.V.I., Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  3. Sorin Ionescu. Ecole Secondaire Dorval, Dorval, Quebec, Canada
  4. Lucas Johnson. Glendale HS, Springfield, MO
  5. Jan Rapp. Beaverton HS, Beaverton, OR
  6. Kolade Apata. B.E. Mays HS, Atlanta, GA
  7. Jean Kahn. Cold Spring Harbor HS, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
  8. Ronald Renelick. Ipswich High School, Ipswich, MA
  9. Chris Toenies. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  10. Jonathan Stein. Yeshivah of Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY
  11. Leslie Allen. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  12. William Bean. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  13. Barbara Blocki. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  14. Rok Choe. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  15. James Corbeil. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  16. Josh Homer. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  17. Jeff Kang. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  18. Hyunah Lee. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  19. Jeff Markley. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  20. Jennifer McGrady. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  21. Lianne Metesh. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  22. Annie Nam. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  23. Ashley Recor. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  24. Dan Rutledge. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  25. Jennifer Seo. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  26. Valerie Thomas. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  27. Paul Thompson. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  28. Robyn Waddle. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  29. Andrew Wilson. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  30. Andy Zimmerman. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  31. Aidan Smith. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  32. Chrissy Bonner. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  33. Ryan Murray. Nevada High School, Nevada, IA
  34. Geoff Rosche. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  35. Alex Lorebert. Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY.
  36. David Scovill,. Walkersville HS, Walkersville MD
  37. Adam Bliss. Collins Hill HS, Suwanee, GA
  38. Brad Greer. Westside HS, Macon, GA
  39. Andrew Donelson. Sacred Heart School, Boise, ID
  40. Jason Zabawa. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  41. Joe Jacobs. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  42. David Brown. Cocoa HS, Cocoa, FL
  43. Scott Wessels. Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, CA
  44. Duc Thai. Rostrevor College, Adelaide, South Australia
  45. Aurelien Ramseyer, Kent-Meridian HS, Kent, WA
  46. Blake Hodgin. Moscow HS, Moscow, ID
  47. Michael Moyer, The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  48. Roi Allan Altalaguir. San La Salle, Ciudad Bacolod, Pilipinas
  49. Anders Uppstrom. Komvux HS, Mariestad, Sweden
  50. Bailes Brown. Walhalla, MS, Walhalla, SC
  51. Rick Allison. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  52. Kathleen Tillotson. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  53. Elizabeth Barber. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  54. James Taylor. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  55. Travis Rothstein. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  56. Lauren Eyermann. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  57. Beth Buker. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  58. Mohammed Nassar. Bayside Secondary, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
  59. Brian Brunnette. Cony HS, Augusta, ME
  60. Tammie Nimmo. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  61. Lasse Doring. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  62. Tim Ott. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  63. Drew Clary. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  64. Christine Flannary. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  65. Dustin Leach. Maize HS, Maize, KS
  66. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  67. Richard Heid. Lincoln Park HS, Chicago, IL
  68. Matt Charlan. Trinity Prep, Winter Park, FL
  69. Michael Holmes. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  70. Renee Ibanez. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  71. Boram Lee. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  72. Keri Morrison. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  73. Jessica Nicklay. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  74. Alex Nixon. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  75. Stephanie Powell. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  76. Eric Slagle. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  77. Ebony Taylor-Walker. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  78. Brandon Todd. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  79. Michelle Tu. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  80. Michelle VanderPol. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  81. Jane Yi. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  82. Tanner Zandell. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  83. Daniel Kim. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  84. Matt Tyler. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  85. Hope Funderburk. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  86. Chris Weier. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  87. Andy Simonsen. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  88. Angela Steininger. Decatur HS, Federal Way, WA
  89. Mark Durand. Medford Public School, Medford, MN
  90. Travis Elrod. Langham Creek HS, Houston, TX
  91. Ming De Lin. Fair Lawn HS, Fair Lawn, NJ
  92. Dylan Leigh. Bunbury Senior HS, Western Australia
  93. Aly Merchant. Woburn C.I., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  94. Andy Curtis. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  95. Kathryn Larson. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  96. Brent J. Kavitz. Medford Public HS, Medford, MN
  97. Brian Fiscus. Nevada HS, Nevada, IA
  98. Rebecca Thompson. Maize HS, Maize, KS
  99. Shannon Brunko. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  100. Kolade Apata. B.E. Mays HS, Atlanta, GA
  101. Reggie Mace. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  102. Ashley Andrews. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  103. Seann McKay. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, W
  104. Janel Bennett. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  105. Kacie Downer. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  106. Christa Pierce. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  107. Jason Brown. Cascade Christian Academy, Wenatchee, WA
  108. Jen Jeffas. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  109. Brock Rough. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  110. Chris Lane. Walkersville HS, Walkersville,MD
  111. Eric Duncan. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  112. Joe Stark. Vero Beach HS, Vero Beach, FL
  113. Sylvain Bouchard. Pere-Marquette, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  114. Nika Catherine Palceski. Cape Coral HS, Cape Coral, FL
  115. Roderick Chauncey. Melbourne HS, Melbourne, FL
  116. Jen McCullough. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  117. Leonard Anghelescu. Broadlands PS , North York, Ontario, Canada
  118. Mike Bonifacius. Columbus East HS, Columbus, IN
  119. Channing Slate. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  120. Ing-Kye Sim. Applecross HS, Western Australia, Australia
  121. Nasser S. Demir. American School of Kuwait, Hawalli, Kuwait
  122. Wade Hogg. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  123. Allan Rodgers. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  124. Cayce Denton. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  125. Cheri Murphey. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  126. Nathan Spriggs. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  127. Rebecca Solomon. Royal West Academy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  128. Chris Nelson. Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
  129. Wes Ramey. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  130. Heather Higgins. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  131. Michelle Simmons. Oviedo HS, Oviedo FL
  132. Jack Lai. Los Altos HS, Los Altos, CA
  133. Flynn Cochran. Kent-Meridian HS, Kent, WA
  134. JJ Murphy. Oblong HS, Oblong, IL
  135. Katya Permiakova. Lisgar Collegiate Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  136. Chris Barrow. Northwest MS, Greensboro, NC
  137. Mike Bonifacius. Columbus East HS, Columbus, IN
  138. Morgan Chen. Mt. Carmel HS, San Diego, CA
  139. Neil Northrop. Dallas HS, Dallas, OR
  140. Russ Campbell. East HS, Columbus, IN
  141. Michael Vandiver. North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  142. Darren Kwong. South Pasadena MS, South Pasadena. CA
  143. Pavel Tuzina. Masarykova Stredni Skola Chemicka, Czech Republic
  144. Jacque Hastings. Sykesville MS, Sykesville, MD
  145. Laura Kinney. Cony HS, Augusta, ME
  146. Dan loring. Cony HS, Augusta, ME
  147. Josh Belliveau. Cony HS, Augusta, ME
  148. Allie Shook. Lincoln JHS, Plymouth, IN
  149. Ondrej Kudela. Medford Public HS, Medford, MN
  150. Paul Vernon. Maize HS, Maize, KS
  151. Wojciech Lewkowicz. Lemont HS, Lemont, IL
  152. Peter Chung. Ovideo HS, Oviedo, FL
  153. Zack Barnes. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  154. Jason Dismore. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  155. Brandon Sheridan. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  156. Amy Courtney. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  157. Amy Donaldson. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL