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Estimation quiz!
08-05-2020, 06:12 PM
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The emphasis on efficient packing of circles is an interesting mathematical problem, but all the reports I have seen concentrate exclusively on packing density.

For real world Covid-19 safety, other measurements will also be important: Path length through such a packed park, for example.

Imagine 4 regularly spaced circles. It is easy to walk through the park between the circles (Unless you need an additional circle around your path). Or imagine a fireman trying to reach one of the circles.

Now, consider doing that with tightly-packed hexagons. Your walk through the park is now much longer than the straight path with 4 circles.

Is there any prediction of path length for the various configurations?

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Estimation quiz! - EdS2 - 07-30-2020, 10:54 AM
RE: Estimation quiz! - Paul Dale - 07-30-2020, 11:27 AM
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RE: Estimation quiz! - Paul Dale - 07-31-2020, 01:40 PM
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RE: Estimation quiz! - Paul Dale - 08-02-2020, 01:10 PM
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