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## #1 2010-08-11 05:27:45

jk22
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Registered: 2010-06-14
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### Bubble Sum

Hi all,

I have a small problem I would like to solve :

Suppose 2 same soap bubbles on a table :

a) glued at each other with a plane separation, what is the volume and shape ?

b) if the separation is made away, forming a unique bubble, what is the final volume ? (note : Vfinal>V1+V2)

Bye.

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## #2 2010-08-12 07:06:42

John E. Franklin
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### Re: Bubble Sum

a.)  I kind of imagine two over-sized quarter spheres
attached to each other.  I would say they each are 29%
spheres, but look rather like right angled walls: the floor
and the plane of attachment and then they both go upward
a little into the air from the top of the meeting point.

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## #3 2010-08-15 08:24:58

jk22
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Registered: 2010-06-14
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### Re: Bubble Sum

Hi John,

thanks for your info. Did you get 29% from a calculation ? I have a video about but I can't up load it, maybe it's seeable at : https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9pGxyM9yy2fNDMxMjgyYWQtNjQ0Ny00NGYzLTllOTUtMzFkNmIwNGY1MTky&hl=en

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