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Spherical packing of a tetrahedon

  1. Jul 27, 2005 #1
    If I put four spheres together to form a tetrahedon, what is the largest sphere that would fit in the interstitial site between them?
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  3. Jul 27, 2005 #2


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    What are your thoughts about how to approach this problem? Can you describe the location of the center of the interstitial sphere in relation to the centers of the other four spheres?

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