Math and Logic

Seeking Chocolate

The can below has a height of 8 cm8\text{ cm} and a circumference of 12 cm.12\text{ cm}.

If the ant wants to get to the point at the top of the can directly overhead while making a complete trip around the outside, what's the shortest distance he needs to travel? Keep reading to find out, or skip ahead to today's challenge if you feel ready.

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