I'm posting one puzzle, riddle, math, or statistical problem a day. Try to answer each one and post your answers in the comments section. I'll post the answer the next day. Even if you have the same answer as someone else, feel free to put up your answer, too!
Thursday, November 17, 2005
It's my unbirthday!
The birthday cake must be cut into eight equally sized pieces. However, you are allowed to make only 3 straight cuts.
The Question: How can the cake be cut into eight pieces with only 3 straight cuts?