# Birthday Cake Puzzle

## Birthday Cake

In Birthday Cake Puzzle, a birthday cake has to be equally divided into 8 equal pieces in exactly 3 cuts.

Determine the way this division can be possible.

## Birthday Cake

In Birthday Cake Puzzle, a birthday cake has to be equally divided into 8 equal pieces in exactly 3 cuts.

Determine the way this division can be possible.

## Solution

Here we have the solution for this Puzzle –

• Start slicing the cake horizontally down the center, followed by making another division vertically through the center.
• The two divisions made across horizontal and vertical directions will give  4 equal pieces of the cake.
• In the final step, stack the 4 pieces one above the other. Then make the third division, splitting the stack in half. This gives you 8 equal pieces of cake.

## Solution

Here we have the solution for this Puzzle –

• Start slicing the cake horizontally down the center, followed by making another division vertically through the center.
• The two divisions made across horizontal and vertical directions will give  4 equal pieces of the cake.
• In the final step, stack the 4 pieces one above the other. Then make the third division, splitting the stack in half. This gives you 8 equal pieces of cake.

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