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Topic: volume formulas
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Randall L. Rathbun

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: volume formulas
Posted: Nov 26, 2002 1:17 AM
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ray wrote:

> Easy for you?
> A sand pile is 100ft long 50ft wide 15 ft high,how may cubic yrds?


Yes, very easy (with assumptions)

Let's see if you can reason it out, like the early Greeks did and come up
with some formula for the volume? Please state your assumptions of the
shape of the sand too.





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