The Dozen Eggs
(page 96)

Here's a mysterious solution from 2011, sent in by email. Can you decipher it? Do you think it's right? Is it the only solution?

dozen eggs solution

eeps notes:

This next solution came by actual mail -- in an envelope! -- from Sarah, a student in Donna Sansot's 7th grade math class at Augusta Christian School in Martinez, Georgia. We scanned it and made it so you can all see it here on the Internet.

Way to go, Sarah! She didn't describe her method, but the drawing is so clear and interesting, you just have to see it:

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