All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > Shapes > Geometry
Three spheres (Posted on 2011-07-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
This is in continuation of Two circles.

In a 8.5x11x13.5 hollow rectangular cuboid, I place three identical solid spheres of equal volume - all completely inside the cuboid, of course.

What's the largest portion of the cuboid (in terms of volume) that these spheres can contain?

What would be the answer if I placed FOUR equal spheres?

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
No Rating

Comments: ( You must be logged in to post comments.)
  Subject Author Date
Some ThoughtsPossible 3 sphere solution.Jer2011-07-11 02:02:46
Please log in:
Login:
Password:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password


Search:
Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (1)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Chatterbox:
Copyright © 2002 - 2017 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information