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?
What size square should you cut out of each corner of a 10 x 10
grid to make the box that would hold the greatest number of cubes?
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