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Old 2005-09-07, 16:45   #9
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Originally Posted by wblipp

Pythagorus tells us the third leg, which is the vertical distance from
the center of layer 1 to the center of layer 2, is 10*sqrt(6)/3.
about 8.165 cm.

Packing in 12 layers will use up 11 inter-layer distances
plus 5 cm on each end, totaling about 99.815 cm.

Greatly clarified! But how is 8.165*12+10=99.815
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