Stepping Through a Sheet of Paper

Did you know that you can step through a sheet of paper using just a pair of scissors to help? Does this sound impossible? Well, this is where math and magic come together! Watch the video and I’ll explain.

NOTE: pause the video after the introduction – at about 0:30 mark on the video timer – so that you don’t learn the answer before you’ve had a chance to think about the solution.

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One Response to “Stepping Through a Sheet of Paper”
  1. Lillian Jackson says:

    I have done this with my mom before! I just did not fold the paper first though so the cuts were not as even. It works best with an index card, but you have to cut really thin strips to be able to walk through it!

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