If you had 36 cubes, what different cuboids could you make?
Cut differently-sized square corners from a square piece of paper
to make boxes without lids. Do they all have the same volume?
We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we
asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds
so find out which we might have bought.
Thank you for sending in your answers to this
problem. Only a few of you explained how you worked it through -
particularly clear solutions were sent from Serine, Rukiye from
Ashmount School, Rhal and Nikhil at Buckingham College Prep, Oliver
and Frederica, Mya and Ciara from Hotwells Primary School. Here is
what Serine told us:
Serine sent in a picture with the measuring
It's a good point about Harry's
cylinder. We don't know whether the picture shows the
amount before or after the accident, so your answer will depend on
what you assumed.