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Stage: 3 and 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A sheet of A4 size paper (297mm x 210mm) is folded once and then laid flat on the table.

Which of these shapes could not be made?

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If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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