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The Big Cheese

Investigate the area of 'slices' cut off this cube of cheese. What would happen if you had different-sized block of cheese to start with?

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Wrapping Presents

Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

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Cubic Conundrum

Which of the following cubes can be made from these nets?

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Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Friar's Grove Junior School sent in lots of solutions. These are some of them. How clever to think of balancing a cube on an edge! Look closely at the ones usiing thirds of faces. Do you get the same results?