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4 Blocks - Netflix

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Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, its never that simple.

4 Blocks - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: German

Status: Running

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-08

4 Blocks - Conway puzzle - Netflix

Conway's puzzle, or Blocks-in-a-Box, is a packing problem using rectangular blocks, named after its inventor, mathematician John Conway. It calls for packing thirteen 1 × 2 × 4 blocks, one 2 × 2 × 2 block, one 1 × 2 × 2 block, and three 1 × 1 × 3 blocks into a 5 × 5 × 5 box.

4 Blocks - Solution - Netflix

The solution of the Conway puzzle is straightforward once one realizes, based on parity considerations, that the three 1 × 1 × 3 blocks need to be placed so that precisely one of them appears in each 5 × 5 × 1 slice of the cube. This is analogous to similar insight that facilitates the solution of the simpler Slothouber–Graatsma puzzle.

4 Blocks - References - Netflix