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Fair slices (Posted on 2018-01-16) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The 3 kids are going to split a small square cake. It would be easy enough to cut it fairly into thirds but there is a catch:
It is frosted on the top and four sides and they each want to make sure they get a fair share of cake and frosting.

Find one or more simple (or complicated, creative, etc) ways to accomplish the task.

I offered to slice it into fourths and take one as a 'slicing fee' but that didn't go over well.

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Solution Columbus' egg | Comment 1 of 8
Cut "sidewise":  each  will get a*a square, the height of each slice being one third of cake's height.
Why d2?

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2018-01-16 08:03:33
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