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 [DPRG] Re: Robot math problems Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] Previous message: [DPRG] RPL Reminder Next message: [DPRG] Re: Robot math problems Subject: [DPRG] Re: Robot math problems From: Robert Houston rhouston at wf.net Date: Thu Feb 14 09:54:25 CST 2002 12(pi) is how much it must be lengthened bob Mike McCarty writes: > On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, Rodent wrote: > >> 18.85 feet? >> >> >> > A cable is being strung around the surface of the Earth at the >> > equator at a height of 6 feet. After it is strung, the >> > requirements change (don't they always?) and the cable must now >> > be raised to 12 feet above the surface. How much additional >> > cable must be inserted to raise the cable? (Assume the Earth is >> > a perfect sphere.) > > > Low by a factor of about 2. (Probably would be exactly 2, except you > rounded off the answer.) > > Mike > -- > char *p="char *p=%c%s%c;main(){printf(p,34,p,34);}";main(){printf(p,34,p,34);} > This message made from 100% recycled bits. > I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you. > I don't speak for Alcatel <- They make me say that. > > _______________________________________________ > DPRGlist mailing list > DPRGlist at dprg.org > http://nimon.ncc.com/mailman/listinfo/dprglist Previous message: [DPRG] RPL Reminder Next message: [DPRG] Re: Robot math problems Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] More information about the DPRG mailing list