|MadSci Network: Physics|
As you know, the surface area of a flat object can be approximated by tracing it onto paper, cutting it out, weighing it, and dividing its weight by the known weight per square inch of the paper. Is there a similar technique by which a three-dimensional object's surface area can be measured? I'm particularly interested in determine the approximate surface area of an egg, but I would be delighted to know if there is a general approximation method for the surface area of irregular objects.
Re: How can the surface area of an egg be measured?
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