Cut a Birthday Cake
It’s July – time for fun! Forget DM tools and let your kids to make this decision:
Send your solution to DecisionManagementCommunity@gmail.com before August 1, 2015.
We will publish the correct solution at the end of July. Here are the names of people who submitted the correct answer:
Solution: 2 vertical cuts orthogonal to each other. Makes 4 pieces. Then 1 horizontal cut doubles that to 8 pieces.
P.S. Mike Parish also wrote: “If it happens to be a Bundt cake ( with a hole through the middle) then you can cut it into 13 pieces with three cuts!” Could you do it as well? Post your comments here.