Reversing Nesting Box Puzzle

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Source

G4G13

Title

Reversing Nesting Box Puzzle

Creator

Nob Yoshigahara

Contributor

Gary Foshee

Subject

Puzzle

Description

The puzzle consists of two boxes, with lids, One box is white and the other is blue. Place the white box inside of the blue box and close the lid. Now open the blue box and remove the white box. Next place the blue box inside of the white box and close the lid. But then each box fits inside of the other. But how can this be?

This is from Nob Yoshigahara's 1984 book 'Puzzle To Make'.

Identifier

G13-068

Collection

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Citation

Nob Yoshigahara, “Reversing Nesting Box Puzzle,” G4G Gift Exchange Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://g4gexchangearchive.omeka.net/items/show/1324.

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