How can you cut a pizza into 8 pieces with 3 straight cuts?
Well let's see. . . Step 1. cut the pizza in half. Step 2. place one half on top of the other half. Step 3. make a second cut to both halves at the same time leghtwise. Step 4. make a third cut perpendicular to the last cut. you end up with 8 pieces and you only made 3 cuts.
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cut an "X" on the top of the cake,like you normally would,then cut the cake straight the the middle of the cake if you wer looking at it so its horizantal,and you're like on y…our knees.....so your basically cutting 4 pieces in a 2 layer cake
You cut it three times until you get twelve pieces! ha' your welcome . :D
If you have a round cake, you make a horizontal and vertical cut, so you have 4 pieces. Then, you make a second little circle in the middle of the cake, so it makes 8 pieces.
A pizza can be cut into eleven pieces with 4 straight cuts if an Xis cut, then the rest of the pizza is cut starting from the rightand working to the left in four straight lin…es.
Make 2 vertical cuts to make 4 equal sections, and then slice horizontally through the middle of the cake.
You can use paper but don't put it on the pie.
This is a trick question. Normally if you wanted to cut a cake into 8 equal pieces you would do so with more than 3 cuts. However, it is possible to do it in 3 cuts if you hav…e a sufficiently long knife. By cutting the cake with two perpendicular cuts you can easily get 4 equal pieces. Then you rearrange these 4 pieces so that they are in a line, with all the pointy ends aligned in the same direction. Then you can cut all four pieces in half with one more cut. But it takes a long knife. Answer: Alternately two perpendicular cuts to make 4 equal pieces and a horizontal cut at the middle of the cake to make it into two equal layers each with 4 equal pieces. But if the cake has frosting on top, then the top pieces can't really be exactly equal to the bottom pieces which won't have frosting on top. Nonetheless, it's a good alternative. And not all cakes are frosted.
Well let's see. . . Step 1. cut the pie in half. Step 2. place one half on top of the other half. Step 3. make a second cut to both halves at the same time leghtwise. …Step 4. make a third cut perpendicular to the last cut. you end up with 8 pieces and you only made 3 cuts. OR Just cut it 4 times
This is impossible for any convex shape, so one will need to exploit the non-convexity of a bagel. The first cut needs to be such that two u-shapes are left. This is achieved …best if the cutting plane is tilted with respect to the planes of symmetry of the bagel. Now, stack the two u-shapes and cut them both into three pieces using 1 cut, cutting of the 'legs' of the u's. Now we have 6 pieces and 1 cut to go, so stack all the pieces and cut right through to give 12 pieces in three cuts.
First Cut: 2 pieces Second Cut: Place the pieces vertically on top of each other and cut. Gives 4 pieces Third Cut: Again place vertically and cut. Gives 8 pieces
You would cut it into 4 pieces and then you would cut through the middle. I like the answer here: See related link below for answer
First you cut the pizza into 4 pieces using two cuts in the obvious way. then you stack all four pieces and cut the pile in half to give you 8 pieces in three cuts. Then you s…tack 3 of your pieces and cut them in half to finally give 11 pieces in 4 cuts.
dont think so Step 1. cut the pizza in half. Step 2. place one half on top of the other half. Step 3. make a second cut to both halves at the same time leghtwise. Step 4. m…ake a third cut perpendicular to the last cut. you end up with 8 pieces and you only made 3 cuts. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_can_you_cut_a_pizza_into_8_pieces_with_3_straight_cuts#ixzz1DyfEXK5J
3 right to left and 1 time down the middle towards you
Cut a pizza into 2 using one straight cut. Stack the pieces and make a straight cut: you now have2 2 = 4 pieces from 2 cuts. Stack these and make a straight cut: you now have… 2 3 = 8pieces from 3 cuts. Continue. After 7 cuts you can have 2 7 = 128 pieces. You can reduce the number of pieces to 29 if, after the fourth cut,you stack and cut only 11 pieces and thereafter cut just one eachtime. There are other options which give the same result.
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