Informational Site Network
 Privacy

 Home Top Rated Puzzles Most Viewed Puzzles All Puzzle Questions Random Puzzle Question Search

## THE SCULPTOR'S PROBLEM.

(Money Puzzles)
An ancient sculptor was commissioned to supply two statues, each on a
cubical pedestal. It is with these pedestals that we are concerned. They
were of unequal sizes, as will be seen in the illustration, and when the
time arrived for payment a dispute arose as to whether the agreement was
based on lineal or cubical measurement. But as soon as they came to
measure the two pedestals the matter was at once settled, because,
curiously enough, the number of lineal feet was exactly the same as the
number of cubical feet. The puzzle is to find the dimensions for two
pedestals having this peculiarity, in the smallest possible figures. You
see, if the two pedestals, for example, measure respectively 3 ft. and 1
ft. on every side, then the lineal measurement would be 4 ft. and the
cubical contents 28 ft., which are not the same, so these measurements
will not do.

Next: THE SPANISH MISER.

Previous: THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS.

### Random Questions

The Skipper And The Sea-serpent
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
A Bank Holiday Puzzle.
Unicursal and Route Problems
How To Draw An Oval.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Sailor's Puzzle.
Unicursal and Route Problems
The Victoria Cross Puzzle.
Moving Counter Problem
The Spanish Dungeon.
Magic Squares Problem.
Such A Getting Upstairs.
Unclassified Problems.
The Puzzle Of The Doctor Of Physic
CANTERBURY PUZZLES
The Four Kangaroos.
The Guarded Chessboard
Central Solitaire.
Moving Counter Problem
The City Luncheons.
Combination and Group Problems
The Ball Problem.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Fly On The Octahedron.
Unicursal and Route Problems
The Thirty-three Pearls.
Money Puzzles
The Buried Treasure
THE PROFESSOR'S PUZZLES