Weekly Problem 48 - 2008

An ant is crawling in a straight line when he bumps into a one centimetre cube of sugar.If he climbs over it before before continuing on his intended route, how much does the detour add to the length of his journey?

Weekly Problem 5 - 2009

The net shown here is cut out and folded to form a cube. Which face is then opposite the face marked X?

Weekly Problem 18 - 2010

Three faces of a $3 \times 3$ cube are painted red, and the other three are painted blue. How many of the 27 smaller cubes have at least one red and at least one blue face?

Weekly Problem 11 - 2016

Four cubes are placed together to make a cuboid. What is the surface area of this cuboid?

Weekly Problem 37 - 2010

An ant is crawling around the edges of a cube. From the description of his path, can you predict when he will return to his starting point?

Weekly Problem 43 - 2014

The base of a pyramid has n edges. What is the difference between the number of edges the pyramid has and the number of faces the pyramid has?

Weekly Problem 31 - 2006

A blue cube has blue cubes glued on all of its faces. Yellow cubes are then glued onto all the visible blue facces. How many yellow cubes are needed?

Weekly Problem 41 - 2010

Can you make the numbers around each face of this solid add up to the same total?

Weekly Problem 20 - 2010

You have already used Magic Squares, now meet a Magic Octahedron...

Weekly Problem 27 - 2017

A cube is rolled on a plane, landing on the squares in the order shown. Which two positions had the same face of the cube touching the surface?

Weekly Problem 48 - 2017

What is the surface area of the solid shown?

Weekly Problem 4 - 2014

What is the smallest number of colours needed to paint the faces of a regular octahedron so that no adjacent faces are the same colour?

Weekly Problem 41 - 2015

The diagram shows the net of a cube. Which edge meets the edge X when the net is folded to form the cube?

Weekly Problem 39 - 2007

A solid 'star' shape is created. How many faces does it have?

Weekly Problem 25 - 2008

An ordinary die is placed on a horizontal table with the '1' face facing East... In which direction is the '1' face facing after this sequence of moves?

Weekly Problem 50 - 2016

A large cuboid is made from cubes of equal size. What fraction of the surface area of the large cuboid is black?

Weekly Problem 2 - 2012

A tetrahedron has each corner cut off to produce a solid. What is the total length of the edges of this solid?

Weekly Problem 1 - 2012

How many edges of a cube need to be coloured black to mean every face has at least one black edge?