# 2001 AMC 10 Problems/Problem 5

## Problem

A $5\times 5 \times 5$ cube has all its faces painted, and then is cut into $125$ small cubes, each $1\times 1\times 1$. How many of these small cubes have exactly $2$ of their $6$ faces painted? $[asy] unitsize(5mm); defaultpen(linewidth(1pt)); draw(shift(2,0)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(1,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(0,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,4)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(1,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(0,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(4,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(3,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(2,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(1,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(0,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(6,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(8,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(9,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(9,9)*unitsquare); draw(shift(6,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(8,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,4)*unitsquare); draw(shift(6,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(8,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(6,0)*unitsquare); draw(shift(7,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(11,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(12,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(14,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,9)*unitsquare); draw(shift(11,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(12,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(11,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,4)*unitsquare); draw(shift(11,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(12,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(13,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(14,2)*unitsquare); draw(shift(16,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(17,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,8)*unitsquare); draw(shift(17,9)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,9)*unitsquare); draw(shift(16,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(17,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,5)*unitsquare); draw(shift(16,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,6)*unitsquare); draw(shift(16,0)*unitsquare); draw(shift(17,0)*unitsquare); draw(shift(17,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,1)*unitsquare); draw(shift(18,2)*unitsquare);[/asy]$ $\textbf{(A)}\ 3 \qquad \textbf{(B)}\ 4 \qquad \textbf{(C)}\ 5 \qquad \textbf{(D)}\ 6 \qquad \textbf{(E)}\ 7$

## Solution

The ones with lines over the shapes have at least one line of symmetry. Counting the number of shapes that have line(s) on them, we find $\boxed{\textbf{(D)}\ 6}$ pentominoes.

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