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#1 2005-07-11 14:58:46

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A problem in measures

A cylinder 6 inches in diameter is partially filled with water. A sphere 3 inches in diameter is gently dropped into the cylinder. To what further height does the water rise in the cylinder?


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#2 2005-07-11 17:50:27

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Re: A problem in measures

[removes answer]

Last edited by mathsyperson (2005-07-11 18:28:35)


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#3 2005-07-11 18:23:14

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Re: A problem in measures

You are right, Mathsy!

I think I should have put this in Puzzles and Games.


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#4 2005-07-11 18:30:12

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Re: A problem in measures

It looks like MathsIsFun moved it for you.

Last edited by mathsyperson (2005-07-11 23:38:16)


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#5 2005-07-12 14:41:48

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Re: A problem in measures

Yes, good thing he did. Now the problem is open to all, other than you, Mathsy.


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#6 2012-05-03 10:51:00

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Re: A problem in measures

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