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A Puzzling Cube

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order:

Six faces of a cube showing a purple star, a blue cross, a red cross, a square, a red star and a circle

Here are three views of the cube:

1st cube - top face=square, left face=circle, right face =blue cross. 2nd cube - top face=square, left face=blue cross, right face=purple star. 3rd cube - top face=circle, left face=square, right face=red star

Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

cube net
You can use this interactivity to try out your ideas. You will still have to visualise the cube folded up!

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