I'll preface this by saying the you can fit much more money into a bottle utilizing a dime, i beg your pardon is smaller yet has a high value/volume ratio. Regardless, making use of quarters:

The volume of a 4 minutes 1 is ~808 cubic mm.

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808 mm3(1 together / 1.0E-6 mm3) = .000808 L

This write-up states that the packing efficiency of randomly spread cylinders is around 0.64.

<2 together / (.000808 L)> * 0.64 = 1,584 quarters.

This is about $396.

Edit: /u/HufyMcGeeLapsJackson disproved my presumption at the top!


First, I'm on mobile so i m really sorry for any kind of formatting issues.

I was curious to see exactly how much an ext money using dimes would certainly yield, so ns substituted the volume that a dime (~339.7mm3) in the same equations.

I finished up with $376.80

This didn't it seems to be ~ correct because it is much less money. So ns calculated each coins volume per dollar.

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For quarters: (808 mm3 / $0.25) = 3,232 mm3 per dollar

For dimes: (339.7mm3 / $0.10) = 3,397 mm3 every dollar

Therefore dimes take it up around 5.1% an ext space per dollar. They're close, yet you'll fit much more money in with quarters. Likewise calculating the percent difference between our two values you acquire 5.09% difference, which is accurate.


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