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Boxed In

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

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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?

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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?

Maths Filler

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Does it help to work out the cross sectional area of each letter?

Can you picture how full each letter would be if one cubic centimetre of water was poured in? What about two cubic centimetres?