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    By "diameter" I assume you mean the longest measurement, corresponding to the long diagonal (the one that goes through the center, not along one side;top to bottom and front to back and left to right) of a 3D cube.

    We look at the known cases and generalize:
    Using regular figures of side s

    Square, 2D:
    Length of diagonal = sqare root of (s^2 + s^2) = root2 * s

    Cube, 3D:
    Length of long diagonal = square root of (s^2 + s^2 + s^2) = root3 * s

    Generalizing to n ...

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    Diameter of a 16 space hypercube is determined.