# Thread: Words & Numbers

1. ## Words & Numbers

1#
Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these words:

ban*
*a*i*et
*aiz*
s**th
na*e*
*eco*
*ocu*
*la*e
**nk
f*x
be**re
e*ui*
ot*er
cas*
*oast

2#
I have a box. The top has an area of 240 square inches, the side 300 square inches and the end 180 square inches. What are the dimensions of the box?

3#
The surface area of a spherical balloon measured in square inches is the same as its volume measured in cubic inches. What is the diameter of the balloon?

2. ## Re: Words & Numbers

2# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">12 by 20 by 15 inches</span hide>

3. ## Re: Words & Numbers

3# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The diameter is 6 inches (use area = 4*pi*r^2 and volume = 4/3*pi*r^3 where r is the radius; this yields r=3)</span hide>

4. ## Re: Words & Numbers

I just knew you'd answer these two questions first. <img src=/S/bullseye.gif border=0 alt=bullseye width=45 height=15>

5. ## Re: Words & Numbers

1# This took slightly longer:
<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">bank
cabinet
maize
sixth
navel
decoy
focus
glaze
junk
fox
beware
equip
other
cast
roast</span hide>

6. ## Re: Words & Numbers

And, of course, correct. Happy New Year!

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