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Using one sheet of paper (8&1/2 by 11 inches), support a heavy hardcover book 1 inch above a tabletop. You may use this one sheet of paper, scissors, a pencil and tape only. Once you are done, only the paper may hold up the book.
HintI did not use a full sheet of paper. Try it first.
AnswerCut the paper into six strips, 1 inch wide by 11 inches long. Wind each strip around a pencil to make a tight cylinder. Slide the cylinder off the pencil and fasten with a small piece of tape. Finally, stand all 6 cylinders on their ends in a cross arrangement, with 4 at the corners of the intended book and two in the center of book, side by side, along the long axis of the book. Lay the book on its side on top of this arrangement. It will hold the book one inch off the tabletop.
(FYI, when I did this, it held 35 large books before the paper tubes collapsed.)
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