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Exploring Reasoning and Proof
  Introduction | Try It Yourself: The Frosted Cube Cake | Problem: Math Banquet | Solution: Math Banquet | Verifying the Problem Algebraically | Problem Reflection | Your Journal


Use the following Interactive Activity to work on the problem below.

Imagine a cake shaped like a cube that is frosted on all six sides and will be cut into smaller cube-shaped pieces.

Use your reasoning skills to make predictions about the cake. Reason about the number of pieces and the amount of frosting on each piece. Use the table to check your predictions.

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