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The Path of a Ray on a Cube
To find the path, unfold the cube, draw a straight line across the squares (repeated as necessary), and refold. This is harder for the other Platonic solids.
Contributed by:
George Beck
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The Path of a Ray on a Cube
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ThePathOfARayOnACube/
Contributed by:
George Beck
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