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Exploring Reasoning and Proof
  Introduction | Try It Yourself: The Frosted Cube Cake | Problem: Math Banquet | Solution: Math Banquet | Verifying the Problem Algebraically | Problem Reflection | Your Journal

 
 

A group of math teachers shared a cube-sized cake by cutting it into one-unit cubes. Everyone received exactly one small cube of cake. Being math teachers, they noticed that the number of people who had pieces with no sides frosted was exactly 8 times the number of people who had pieces with three sides frosted. How many math teachers were at the banquet?


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