Anyone for golf?

phgao
Posers and Puzzles 19 Jul '05 08:37
1. 19 Jul '05 08:37
A golf ball is packed into a cubical box so that it just fits. What percentage of the box is unfilled?
2. 19 Jul '05 09:41
Originally posted by phgao
A golf ball is packed into a cubical box so that it just fits. What percentage of the box is unfilled?
volume of the ball: 4/3*pi*r^3
volume of the box: 8r^3

fraction unoccupied: 1- 4/3*pi/8= 1 - pi/6 = 48% approx.
3. 19 Jul '05 23:20
Originally posted by Mephisto2
volume of the ball: 4/3*pi*r^3
volume of the box: 8r^3

fraction unoccupied: 1- 4/3*pi/8= 1 - pi/6 = 48% approx.
what about the dimples on the ball making it not perfectly spherical

lol
4. 23 Jul '05 16:20
Originally posted by villa68
what about the dimples on the ball making it not perfectly spherical

lol
You tell us? ðŸ˜›
5. Bowmann
Non-Subscriber
23 Jul '05 22:09
Originally posted by villa68
what about the dimples on the ball making it not perfectly spherical

lol
Pity he's not a snooker fan.
6. 23 Jul '05 22:31
Originally posted by Bowmann
Pity he's not a snooker fan.
Who is 'he'?
7. Bowmann
Non-Subscriber
24 Jul '05 00:12
Originally posted by Mephisto2
Who is 'he'?
Hag Op.

Do you always have such difficulty grasping the obvious?
8. 24 Jul '05 00:57
Originally posted by Mephisto2
Who is 'he'?
He thinks therefore he is.
9. Bowmann
Non-Subscriber
24 Jul '05 20:47
Originally posted by jimslyp69
He thinks therefore he is.
Most posters here fail to manage the think part.