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Time to run out water (Posted on 2006-07-13) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Consider a solid sphere (capable of withstanding full vacuum) of 3m diameter filled completely with water resting at sea level. It has a 10cm hole at the bottom with a cork on it. If you open the cork, what is the time taken for water to completely drain out.

What happens for higher diameter spheres?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Salil    
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re: Not solid. | Comment 2 of 11 |
(In reply to Not solid. by JayDeeKay)

Good point! I assume Salil meant that the spherical shell is solid, immutable!
  Posted by brianjn on 2006-07-13 18:49:10

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