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Hole in a bead (Posted on 2004-08-21) Difficulty: 4 of 5
A round hole is drilled through the center of a spherical solid with a radius (r). The resulting cylindrical hole has height 4 cm.

a)What is the volume of the solid that remains?

b)What is unusual about the answer?

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re: ??? | Comment 6 of 13 |
(In reply to ??? by Vee-Liem Veefessional)

The part that's left "inside" the sphere would be a perfect cylinder. In other words, neglect the round tops.


  Posted by np_rt on 2004-08-21 10:37:53
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