on july 16, 1882, a massive thunderstorm over Dubuque, Iowa, produced huge hailstones. The diameter of some of the hailstones was 17 in. ICe weighs about 0.033 lb/in^3;. Whas is the approximate weightof a 17 in. hailstone?
Math - MathMate, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:12am
Volume of a sphere or radius r
Density = 0.033 lb/in³
Weight = density * volume