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Mathematical Present Wrapping with Katie Steckles

When you’re wrapping a variety of shapes, it can be a challenge to wrap them neatly, but with a bit of measuring, thoughtful folding, and practice, your cuboid, pentahedron or equilateral triangular prism, cylinder, or squidgy-shaped presents can all look brilliantly and mathematically put together.

Mathematician Dr. Katie Steckles shares her logical and super tidy approach to mathematical present wrapping.

Watch more videos about presents, plus more eye-opening math vids, including The Scientific Way to Cut a Cake, The Pythagorean theorem water demo, and Steckles’ fun-for-all-ages Fold & Cut Theorem.

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