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Dicey Directions

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

Answer: the '1' face will be facing West

Rotate so that 1 faces down:
 


Rotate so that 2 faces down:
 


Rotate so that 3 faces down:



 
Rotate so that 5 faces down:

 

As the '6' face is now facing East, the '1' face will be facing West.


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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