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Old 2005-09-06, 13:17   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken_g6
12 layers = 6*105+6*104 balls = 1254 balls.
That really wasn't what I expected to hear.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken_g6
Consider that at each end, half a
sphere is required, but the rest can be filled in by triangles.
Effectively, the first row takes 10cm, and the subsequent rows
take ~8.66cm.
I didn't understand how did you pack the spheres in equilateral triangles.... Maybe that way?
Code:
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And how did you pack into tetrahedrons? A drawing would be nice, because I don't seem to understand the logic behind the smaller layers of triangles and polyhedrals...

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