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Re: Mathematics, OT

> Anyone on this list remember enough solid geometry to send me the 
> formula for figuring the volume of a football?


   First, cut open the football.  Next, remove all air, stuffing, etc.
   Fill the football with water.  Once full, pour water out into measuring
   cup.  Record.


   So when you say a football, is an ellipsoid good enough?  Or do you 
   need to take into account the pointed ends?  



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