Thursday, February 25, 2010

Toblerone Math

Your friend looooves Toblerone chocolate and you decide to surprise her with a few of them for her birthday. How many you should buy and what is the best way of packing them to make sure they arrive without breaking apart and you use minimal wrapping materials?

This puzzle may have many creative solutions.

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sydandlogsmom said...

4 bars placed together with points touching to form a square based prism shape. Can then be slipped into a box and shipped.

Maria said...

I like that. A puzzle point for sydandlogsmom!
Any other solutions?
I am going to use this puzzle as an excuse to buy 6-8 Toblerones and take a pictures of all the suggested answers. Try it out - your kids will like this hand-on yummy math.

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