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Q. How many pupils can you fit through a sheet of A4 paper Two Rules You can cut the sheet as many times as you wish The sheet must stay as one complete sheet Friday, May 30, 20141 Created by Mr Lafferty www.mathsrevision.com

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Folded end Unfolded end 1.Fold the paper long ways A4 2.Fold short side 3 or 4 times 3.Open back up as in step 2 4.Starting at the folded end and using the vertical folds (as a guide only) cut downwards. 5.At the unfolded end cut upwards. Continue this zigzag process along the paper. 6.Finally, EXCEPT for the first and last fold cut along each of the short folds. (Tricky!) Can you get your whole group through your hoop ! Thinner the strips the bigger the hoop How many pupils can you fit through a sheet of A4 paper Folded end Unfolded end Friday, May 30, 20142 Created by Mr Lafferty www.mathsrevision.com

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Folded end Unfolded end 1. Fold the paper long ways A4 2. Fold short side 3 or 4 times 3. Open back up as in step 2 4. Starting at the folded end and using the vertical folds (as a guide only) cut downwards. 5. At the unfolded end cut upwards. Continue this zigzag process along the paper. 6. Finally, EXCEPT for the first and last fold cut along each of the short folds. (Tricky!) Can you get your whole group through your hoop ! Thinner the strips the bigger the hoop How many pupils can you fit through a sheet of A4 paper Folded end Unfolded end Friday, May 30, 20143 Created by Mr Lafferty www.mathsrevision.com

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