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Problem A. 490. (October 2009)

A. 490. The two base faces of a prism are equilateral triangles and the other three faces are squares. At the beginning it stands on its triangle face. Then it is rolled around one of its edges that lays on the table. After some rollings, the prism will stand in the original position. Prove that then all vertices will be in the same position as at the beginning. (Suggested by L. Csirmaz, Budapest)

(5 pont)

Deadline expired on November 10, 2009.


8 students sent a solution.
5 points:Bágyoni-Szabó Attila, Bodor Bertalan, Éles András, Frankl Nóra, Nagy 235 János, Nagy 648 Donát, Weisz Ágoston.
1 point:1 student.

Problems in Mathematics of KöMaL, October 2009