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Topic: do you know geometry?
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William Elliot

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Re: do you know geometry?
Posted: Aug 23, 2013 3:13 AM
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On Thu, 22 Aug 2013, Bart Goddard wrote:
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> > Start with a sheet of stiff paper, and a pen.
> > Draw an outline of a shape, such that when
> > cut out with scissors, it will fold into a cube.
> > You're permiited to draw interior folding lines.
> >
> > Everyone here will regard this as trivial.
> > But I've tested it on 6 people, and only 2
> > got it the first try.

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> I suppose the successful people did it the same way? I'd guess the "cross"
> would be the obvious solution. It'd be interesting to see if anyone found a
> more creative solution. If starting four sentences in a row with "I" is a
> record, please call Guiness.


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