FJ. Loyd’s Atomic Easter Eggs

This puzzle comes from the collected works of the great puzzler Sam Loyd:

How many eggs can be packed in a 6×6 crate, if no more than two can lie on any row, column, or diagonal (even a short diagonal), and an egg must be placed in each of two opposite corners?

1 Comment »

  1. Shawn said,

    March 9, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    What does the solution look like?

RSS feed for comments on this post · TrackBack URL

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

The Math Factor Podcast Website

Quality Math Talk Since 2004, on the web and on KUAF 91.3 FM

A production of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark USA

Download a great math factor poster to print and share!

Got an idea? Want to do a guest post? Tell us about it!

Heya! Do us a favor and link here from your site!