Box-Packing Theorem

The number of "prime" boxes is always finite, where a set of boxes is prime if it cannot be built up from one or more given configurations of boxes.

See also

Conway Puzzle, Cuboid, de Bruijn's Theorem, Klarner's Theorem, Slothouber-Graatsma Puzzle

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Honsberger, R. Mathematical Gems II. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., p. 74, 1976.

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Box-Packing Theorem

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Box-Packing Theorem." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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