Boxed In

A box has faces with areas 3, 12 and 25 square centimetres. What is the volume of the box?

Plutarch's Boxes

According to Plutarch, the Greeks found all the rectangles with integer sides, whose areas are equal to their perimeters. Can you find them? What rectangular boxes, with integer sides, have their surface areas equal to their volumes?

The Genie in the Jar

This jar used to hold perfumed oil. It contained enough oil to fill granid silver bottles. Each bottle held enough to fill ozvik golden goblets and each goblet held enough to fill vaswik crystal spoons. Each day a spoonful was used to perfume the bath of a beautiful princess. For how many days did the whole jar last? The genie's master replied: Five hundred and ninety five days. What three numbers do the genie's words granid, ozvik and vaswik stand for?

Sending a Parcel

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:
How can you express the girth in terms of the width and breadth of the parcel?
How will you calculate the volume of the parcel?
How can you make the product of the width and breadth as large as possible for a given girth?
You might find it helps to use a spreadsheet.