Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    31 May '16 10:37
    A circular piece of dough once baked has a thickness of "a" centimetres.
    And a radius of "z" centimetres.

    What is the total volume of the bread?
  2. SubscriberAThousandYoung
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    31 May '16 18:52
    Must be a trick question.

    Obviously thickness x pi x radius is the simple answer.

    But what about the volume of the hollow spaces inside the bread caused by the yeast?
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    31 May '16 19:53
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Must be a trick question.

    Obviously thickness x pi x radius is the simple answer.

    But what about the volume of the hollow spaces inside the bread caused by the yeast?
    pi r squared I mean
  4. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    31 May '16 21:47
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    pi r squared I mean
    The radius is z ... not r.
    And the thickness is equal to a.

    You have two days to figure it out.
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    31 May '16 23:45
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    The radius is z ... not r.
    And the thickness is equal to a.

    You have two days to figure it out.
    Is it a doughnut?

    If so, and "z" is the average radius... I would say:

    V = pi*a²/4*2*pi*z
    V = 1/2*pi²*a²*z
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    01 Jun '16 03:12
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    Is it a doughnut?

    If so, and "z" is the average radius... I would say:

    V = pi*a²/4*2*pi*z
    V = 1/2*pi²*a²*z
    Thank you for inviting donuts into this conversation

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  7. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    01 Jun '16 09:18
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    Is it a doughnut?

    If so, and "z" is the average radius... I would say:

    V = pi*a²/4*2*pi*z
    V = 1/2*pi²*a²*z
    Way off!

    It is just a simple cylinder. ... NO DONUT

    Clue:
    Thickness "a" could be thin or thick.
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    01 Jun '16 22:06
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    A circular piece of dough once baked has a thickness of "a" centimetres.
    And a radius of "z" centimetres.

    What is the total volume of the bread?
    I like mine with extra peperami and no anchovies.
  9. Subscriberjoe shmo
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    01 Jun '16 22:331 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Way off!

    It is just a simple cylinder. ... NO DONUT

    Clue:
    Thickness "a" could be thin or thick.
    Ok...

    Its not: pi*z²*a?

    Edit: Oh is see (I think) it's pizza!
  10. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    02 Jun '16 03:42
    Originally posted by orangutan
    I like mine with extra peperami and no anchovies.
    We have a winner! 😀
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