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Solve it!
Solve It!: Christie's Cake

Edward Mooney 

March 2007, Volume 12, Issue 7, Page 379

Abstract:

 A rich problem discusses 4 friends equally sharing a cake with each piece of cake being a different shape.

The Editorial Panel is presenting this problem to stimulate submissions to The Thinking of Students department.

Pose the problem of determining the cutting of the cake into four equal but differently shaped pieces to your students and submit solution strategies that would be of interest to your colleagues.

 

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Area
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Shapes