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.