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1. Hi

How do I fold a paper into 12 equal parts?!

Thanks
2. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
Tape 12 papers together.

You have created a paper.

Fold the papers along the taped edges.

You have folded a paper into 12 equal parts.
I'm being serious m8
3. (Original post by _Xenon_)
Hi

How do I fold a paper into 12 equal parts?!

Thanks
LOL

Half it, fold it 6 times, open it and then you have 12 sections.
5. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
So'm I m9

Look

Repeat for 12 papers in a row. Then fold. Easy.
That's wasting paper though; I want to do it with one sheet!
6. (Original post by fatima1998)
7. (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
LOL

Half it, fold it 6 times, open it and then you have 12 sections.
How do you fold it 6 times equally?!
8. (Original post by _Xenon_)
How do you fold it 6 times equally?!
9. (Original post by _Xenon_)
How do you fold it 6 times equally?!
Fold it in half, and then fold into thirds.

One prerequisite to this is starting with paper that isn't very thick.
10. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
Whoa, you're ambitious!
I've wasted 3 sheets already trying to figure it out, not good. Not going to waste more paper.
11. (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
12. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
I'm intrigued too. I've heard of halves, vaguely heard of thirds, but... sixths?
I could do eigths easily but I'll need to use 15 sheets, so 12 would save 5 extra sheets of paper. That's a lot when I could use a lot less, possibly.
13. First fold it in to thirds like so, as you would fold a 3 way leaflet

Then fold it in half and in half again to get these creases. Done.

14. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
Don't let the paper go to waste, just use it as toilet paper afterwards, or feed it to your pets

Or both, actually
Yeah use it as scrap paper or let the dog rip it up lol. Dogs don't eat paper!!
15. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
I'm intrigued too. I've heard of halves, vaguely heard of thirds, but... sixths?
You can do it. But it's a bit of a stupid way of doing it...

(Original post by _Xenon_)
Fold it into 3's then fold it 4 times?
16. (Original post by Student403)
First fold it in to thirds like so, as you would fold a 3 way leaflet

Then fold it in half and in half again to get these creases. Done.

Now that my friend is exactly what I wanted! Thank you very much.
17. (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
You can do it. But it's a bit of a stupid way of doing it...

Fold it into 3's then fold it 4 times?
It isn't stupid! I care for the environment
18. (Original post by Mathemagicien)
That's not very scientific

You need to repeat it a few times to be sure that it is 12 pieces you get
Of course. Might end up with 11 pieces if you're not careful
19. (Original post by Student403)
Of course. Might end up with 11 pieces if you're not careful
11 isn't bad but I'll be using more paper then which isn't good
20. (Original post by _Xenon_)
It isn't stupid! I care for the environment
No, folding it into 6's and then halving it.

I just did it on a piece of paper.

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