2019 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 12

Problem

The faces of a cube are painted in six different colors: red $(R)$, white $(W)$, green $(G)$, brown $(B)$, aqua $(A)$, and purple $(P)$. Three views of the cube are shown below. What is the color of the face opposite the aqua face?

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$\textbf{(A)}\ \text{red}\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ \text{white}\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ \text{green}\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ \text{brown}\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ \text{purple}$

Solution 1

$B$ is on the top, and $R$ is on the side, and $G$ is on the right side. That means that (image $2$) $W$ is on the left side. From the third image, you know that $P$ must be on the bottom since $G$ is sideways. That leaves us with the back, so the back must be $A$. The front is opposite of the back, so the answer is $\boxed{\textbf{(A)}\ R}$.

Solution 2

Looking closely we can see that all faces are connected with $R$ except for $A$. Thus the answer is $\boxed{\textbf{(A)}\ R}$.

It is A, just draw it out! ~phoenixfire

Solution Explained

https://youtu.be/gOZOCFNXMhE ~ The Learning Royal

Solution 3

Associated video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5vaX_EzjEM

Video Solution

Solution detailing how to solve the problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXBqE-jh2WA&list=PLbhMrFqoXXwmwbk2CWeYOYPRbGtmdPUhL&index=13

Video Solution

https://youtu.be/dru7MQO6jqs

~savannahsolver

See also

2019 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 11
Followed by
Problem 13
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