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How many magic knight tours are there in a $4\times4\times4$ cube?

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Please define "magic knight tours." –  Rasmus Aug 24 '11 at 18:15
@Rasmus - Magic Knight Tour - mathworld.wolfram.com/news/2003-08-06/magictours –  Dan W Aug 24 '11 at 19:34
Thanks, @Dan. $ $ –  Rasmus Aug 24 '11 at 19:40
Can whoever flagged this question explain what's wrong with it? –  Qiaochu Yuan Aug 25 '11 at 22:30
I don't see anything wrong with this problem - so I upvoted it. I am the only one. Am I missing something here? –  mixedmath Aug 28 '11 at 13:16

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According to this site there are 54.

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The name Awani Kumar comes up a lot on that site ("Awani Kumar sent me...") which makes me wonder if the asker did not already know about this website... –  TMM Aug 24 '11 at 16:04
Hmm, I didn't even notice that. –  Dan W Aug 24 '11 at 16:08

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