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Estimation Challenge Part 2 (Weekly Brain Potion)

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Estimation Challenge Part 2 (Weekly Brain Potion)
by John Lensmire - Friday, February 9, 2018, 4:10 PM

Those of you who missed last week's estimation challenge can read about it by clicking here. We are back this with another estimation challenge in Part 2!

For part 2, after drinking all the water in the bottle, John decided to fill it up with the bottle with little spheres, as shown in the picture below:

Filled Bottle

Those of you with good eyes will notice that the objects were not actually small spheres, but actually polyhedra. For practical purposes, they are each roughly a sphere with a diameter of approximately $20$ millimeters:

Sphere Scale

From part 1 we say the volume of the bottle is approximately $1400$ mL. How many little spheres do you think fit inside the bottle?

Please click here to view and participate in this weeks challenge! Good luck!