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How do I weigh snow across a circle?

I want to figure out how much a bunch of snow weighs. If I have a relatively even distribution of snow two-feet high and spread evenly across a twenty-four foot circle, where do I start? [more inside]
posted by bode well carapace on Jan 13, 2010 - 22 answers

My Dark Calculus II Secret

Calculus II filter: I have trouble setting up the integral for the volume of a solid of revolution when it is being revolved around a horizontal or vertical line other than the x- or y- axis. Does anybody know a trick or mnemonic for these types of problems? [more inside]
posted by wittgenstein on Dec 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Calculate length of a pipe from the volume it holds

How long would a 3/4 inch inner diameter pipe need to be to hold exactly 27 gallons of water? [more inside]
posted by putzface_dickman on Mar 22, 2007 - 33 answers

Jelly-goodness

The management of my office building is holding a contest: determine the number of jelly beans in a container. Prize: $500 at Best Buy and all the beans. [more inside]
posted by smcniven on Mar 22, 2005 - 12 answers

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