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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2009 8:11 pm 
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Guess How Many Eggs in the Container
Have some spare eggs so thought I would copy off Penda and run a competition!
tube is 11cm from base to the bottom of the lid and 2.5cm in diameter and is full of Eurycnema goliath eggs.
Your task is to guess how many!

There are more than 200 and less than 1000 to give you a clue!

The Prize
the winner can choose one of the following prizes -
30 E goliath eggs (these are hatching anytime now)
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15 Phyllium celebicum eggs (mix of sexual and parthenogenetic eggs)
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10 Phyllium bioculatum eggs (the nymphs will require oak when they hatch)
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a few Extatosoma tiaratum nymphs!

Rules
Competition will run from now until 10pm on friday.
One guess per person
Eggs will be sent free within Europe, nymphs to UK only by standard 1st class post.
So Get Guessing!

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ha ha should i not guess as i won the last eggs :whistle:may i ask how many females laid the eggs and the time scale they were laid in :wink:

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Well they are from 3 females laid over their adult lifespan but that won't be much help cause I took them out the main egg box and just put enough in the tube to fill it so there are still quite a few left that I didn't fit in! But you are just counting the eggs in the tube! There would have been to many for me to count if I had included them all LOL!

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im guessing...500 :thumb:


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650. Can't be as wrong as last time can I?


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you might be a bit closer this time as there are 144 visible to the eye from that picture lol will have to calculate the volume they take up , total volume of cylinder and work it out as a percent of total area then i will give my guess lol

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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 6:55 am 
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385 is my guess

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ill go for 700 eggs
give or take a 200 :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 9:21 am 
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im still calulating lol , takes time to work out the average spce between a group of 4 eggs lol :)

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erm.....ill say 411 :)


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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 1:44 pm 
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you might be a bit closer this time as there are 144 visible to the eye from that picture lol will have to calculate the volume they take up , total volume of cylinder and work it out as a percent of total area then i will give my guess lol


That is sooooo sad :roll:


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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 6:42 pm 
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i will go for 423


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my guess..
363 :clap:


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I'm going to go with 549 :kp: fingers crossed :clap:

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cylinder = (pie (R squared)) L =(mm) (3.1415926535 (25 * 25))*110 =21598.4494928125cm3
egg (approx) 2.4mm diameter 3.6 mm long = 65.144065262976mm3

a/b =331.54 + 25 calculated room of mass of space between eggs

so my answer is 357

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Penda wrote:
cylinder = (pie (R squared)) L =(mm) (3.1415926535 (25 * 25))*110 =21598.4494928125cm3
egg (approx) 2.4mm diameter 3.6 mm long = 65.144065262976mm3

a/b =331.54 + 25 calculated room of mass of space between eggs

so my answer is 357

Thats really sad that is penda! :crazy: you have way too much time on your hands lmao..

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iits called have a levels in maths :) , whats sad is that the pie figure came from my head lol and most of the calcs were done in my hhead apart from the very decimal parts

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Penda wrote:
iits called have a levels in maths :) , whats sad is that the pie figure came from my head lol and most of the calcs were done in my hhead apart from the very decimal parts
What did you get for English lmao....

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i guess 345.. :)

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iits called have a levels in maths :) , whats sad is that the pie figure came from my head lol and most of the calcs were done in my hhead apart from the very decimal parts
What did you get for English lmao....

lol i use a wireless keyborad hat dupes some letters, hav'nt workked out why yet but i didnt take english at a level ive only got a double GCSE in it :p :D :P :P :P :P :P :P :rofl: :lmao:

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301 from me but even if im close no eggs for me i cant do phasmids again lol


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shaz dont worry the are not raphiderous eggs lol

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Penda wrote:
cylinder = (pie (R squared)) L =(mm) (3.1415926535 (25 * 25))*110 =21598.4494928125cm3
egg (approx) 2.4mm diameter 3.6 mm long = 65.144065262976mm3

a/b =331.54 + 25 calculated room of mass of space between eggs

so my answer is 357

The SPACE between the eggs has no mass.
And not only that, the eggs will be along side each other at different angles thus creating different spaces between them all. And you don't know any of the gap sizes so you cannot work that out. :whistle:


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I'll say 390 :lol:

Oh. if I win.. E-mail me on jakeelvin123@yahoo.co.uk, I dont come on here much :roll:


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