December 14, 2016 AT 1:37 pm

The Mathematics of Gift Wrapping Uniquely Shaped Containers

Some standard wrapping tips in this video from Katie Steckles. The formula for wrapping square-shaped containers so the geometrical pattern (like the image above) of the paper lines up is pretty smart.

Bonus video is this 2012 The One Show clip with further explanation of the square wrapping formula:

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