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    How many rice grains?

    How many rice grains would it take to fill a 1190 square feet room?

    At first I disovered - 1 kg bag of rice contains 50,000 grains.

    Then I decided to count the number of rice grains in a square inch -> 42 grains

    Converted 1190 square feet into square inches -> 171360 inē

    42*171360 = 7 197 120 grains of rice to cover 1190 square feet room.

    Any input be helpful
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    Quote Originally Posted by newatthis View Post
    How many rice grains would it take to fill a 1190 square feet room?

    At first I disovered - 1 kg bag of rice contains 50,000 grains.

    Then I decided to count the number of rice grains in a square inch -> 42 grains

    Converted 1190 square feet into square inches -> 171360 inē

    42*171360 = 7 197 120 grains of rice to cover 1190 square feet room.

    Any input be helpful
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