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Which is a better shape for an icecube; a cube, sphere, or cylinder?
im thinking cube because then its harder for the sun to get on all sides of it, which would make it melt faster. Does that make any sense?
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and also a cylinder and a sphere just seem like odd shapes for and icecube
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better for what?
a sphere is the most volume per surface area
... melts slowestposted by Scott
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