Size of a Cherry

cherry puzzle

The cherry is a round fruit with a round stone. If the flesh of the cherry around the stone is as thick as the stone itself, can you calculate mentally how much more pulp than stone there is in the cherry?

Vineet Patawari

Hi, I'm Vineet Patawari. I fell in love with numbers after being scared of them for quite some time. Now, I'm here to make you feel comfortable with numbers and help you get rid of Math Phobia!

3 thoughts to “Size of a Cherry”

  1. 7 times
    Volume is related to radius cubed. Pulp average radius = 2 * stone radius
    Volume of pulp is 8 * stone volume minus 1 * stone volume = 7 times stone volume

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