With the Danish documentary on LEGO, A LEGO Brickumentary, premiering in U.S. theaters, iTunes, and OnDemand Friday, the gaming news website Kotaku posted a clip from the film profiling the math professor who became famous for calculating that there are 915,103,765 ways to combine six, eight-stud LEGO bricks.

## How many ways can you put 2 LEGO bricks together?

The answer to the question “Take six eight-stud LEGO bricks (2×4) – how many ways can they be combined?” is currently accepted as being **915,103,765**. This is how many ways the bricks can be combined when we restrict them to be at straight angles, that is, as if placed on a grid.

## How many different things can you do with a LEGO brick?

So he wrote a computer program that modeled all the possible brick combinations. After running the program for a week, he ended up with a massive number: **915,103,765 combinations**. Then, of course, Eilers had to ask what happened if you added a seventh brick, or an eighth, and so on.

## What are illegal LEGO building techniques?

In the Lego community, illegal building techniques are **simply ways to fit Lego pieces together in a way that the company never intended**. These techniques don’t follow the official building guidelines, but some creative designers have used them to make one-of-a-kind pieces.

## How many LEGO bricks would it take to reach the moon?

You could reach the moon with a column of around **40 billion LEGO bricks**.

## What you can build out of LEGOs?

**Here are 20 simple LEGO® projects that are perfect for beginning builders!**

- Project #2: Steam Train.
- Project #3: A working crane! …
- Project #4: A little house, with a pick-up truck and trailer.
- Project #5: Yellow taxi cab (from the instruction book in the medium bucket)
- Project #6: Robot.
- Project #7: Windmill.

## How many ways can you arrange 6 blocks?

ways to assign those six colors to the six bricks, or **720 ways**.