If I were to draw a complete, continuous net of a cube on a piece of paper measuring n by n, how can I proceed so that the resulting cube has the largest possible volume achievable from that paper size?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know that the most obvious solution (at least to me) is to draw the net along a diagonal of the square piece of paper (meaning that some lines forming the net will be parallel to the diagonal, and others perpendicular). However, I've been in the world long enough to know that common sense does not usually dictate the right answer.

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# Volume of a cube

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