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Weekly Problem 25 - 2008

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

The table shows the number of the face in contact with the table at the various stages described, and also the numbers on the three faces of the die that are visible from the viewpoint in the question.

Start 1st move 2nd move 3rd move 4th move
In contact with the table 5 1 2 3 5
Facing South 3 3 3 5 4
Facing East 1 2 6 6 6
Facing Up 2 6 5 4 2

As the '6' face is now facing East, the '1' face will be facing West.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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