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# How Much

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How much dirt is in a hole that is 8ft deep and 24inces in diameter

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I don't know about you but I don't usualy find any dirt in a hole, no matter how large it is

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0 - its a whole:

if it took 8 people 4.5 hours to dig that hole, how long would it take for 9 people to dig half a hole?

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How can you dig half of a hole

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yay! you got it.

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there will be no dirt within the measurements because a hole is empty space.

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How can you dig half of a hole

yay! you got it.

err.. wouldn't half a hole mean:

hole of same cross-section , but with half the depth?

or maybe even same depth, but half cross-section?

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that may be if I said "half the hole". However I said "half a hole" which is impossible.

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I think some one should 'look in' to it!

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ha ha

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How much dirt is in a hole that is 8ft deep and 24inces in diameter
digging a hole that deep and that wide is impossible and if that is true why would you put the dirt back in the hole
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How much dirt is in a hole that is 8ft deep and 24inces in diameter

No dirt. Its a hole!

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I don't know about you but I don't usualy find any dirt in a hole, no matter how large it is

This answer is just wrong. Imagine you have a hole that you then fill with 60 Christmas presents. How many Christmas presents are there in the hole? Are you seriously telling me that the hole ceases to exist when it's filled with presents? What if it's filled with water, is it then not a hole?

The correct answer to this question is 96 x pi.

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This answer is just wrong. Imagine you have a hole that you then fill with 60 Christmas presents. How many Christmas presents are there in the hole? Are you seriously telling me that the hole ceases to exist when it's filled with presents? What if it's filled with water, is it then not a hole?

i can see why you think its wrong

if there are presents in the hole, it is a hole filled with presents.

however, if the hole is made from dirt in the ground, then there will be no dirt in the hole. if you put dirt in, you are actually decreasing the size of the hole, which, once the size is zero, ceases to exist.

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I think a divot is half a hole.

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I think some one should 'look in' to it!

that's hilarious but dumb at the same time

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math math math math- the diameter is 2 ft- length is 8 ft. the rest of the math............ ahhhhhhhhh- use pi

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Should the question be how much dirt could fill the space? I'm Lost!

Symantecs and a pun.

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i can see why you think its wrong

if there are presents in the hole, it is a hole filled with presents.

however, if the hole is made from dirt in the ground, then there will be no dirt in the hole. if you put dirt in, you are actually decreasing the size of the hole, which, once the size is zero, ceases to exist.

Okay, even if I accept that rationale, where does the problem state that the hole is made from dirt? Perhaps a hole cut into a concrete playground is being filled with dirt to plant a tree. I'm just playing contrarian, so no need to debate this!

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24inces in diameter

I have never heard of an ince.

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none, its a hole

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usually there is no dirt in a hole!!! <_<

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How much dirt is in a hole that is 8ft deep and 24inces in diameter

In order to measure something we should a unit ... distance in metres, feet, etc.

But dirt doesn't have a unit ...

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I like puzzles like this it's all in the wording, NO Dirt IN a whole. although if you wanted to get technical you could say that the dirt in the whole is the volume of the circumference of dirt to the point where the dirt changes to the rock underneath think geological layers of the planet type of thing. basically a dirt hole is not as deep as is dug but the depth of the dirt to rock minus the depth of the hole dug

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Once a hole is made, forever a hole it remains.

It may only ever be, from then on, a hole, or a filled hole, but still a hole.

Forensics and archaeologists can determine where holes in the earth have been dug long after they have been filled. They are just filled holes.

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Once a hole is made, forever a hole it remains.

It may only ever be, from then on, a hole, or a filled hole, but still a hole.

Forensics and archaeologists can determine where holes in the earth have been dug long after they have been filled. They are just filled holes.

001011110110001000101111

The truth - the whole truth - and nothing but the truth

On the whole- I like it!

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