A box of size a cm by b cm by c cm is to be wrapped with a square piece of wrapping paper. Without cutting the paper what is the smallest square this can be?
The net of a cube is to be cut from a sheet of card 100 cm square.
What is the maximum volume cube that can be made from a single
piece of card?
What is the longest stick that can be carried horizontally along a
narrow corridor and around a right-angled bend?
How many tours visit each vertex of a cube once and only once? How
many return to the starting point?
Given the graph of a supply network and the maximum capacity for
flow in each section find the maximum flow across the network.
Manufacturers need to minimise the amount of material used to make
their product. What is the best cross-section for a gutter?
Andy is desperate to reach John o'Groats first. Can you devise a winning race plan?