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Problem M. 267. (February 2006)

M. 267. Place a cuboid-shaped, soft, dry sponge to a horizontal tabletop, such that its greatest face is on the table. Put a sheet of cardboard to the top of the sponge and load it gradually. How does the compression of the sponge depend on the load? Then gradually cease the loading. What can be observed? Repeat the experiment with sponge-balls.

(6 pont)

Deadline expired on March 13, 2006.


16 students sent a solution.
6 points:Kocsis Vilmos, Láng Marcell, Meszéna Balázs, Roósz Gergő.
5 points:Kőrösi Márton, Nagy 025 Nárcisz, Szabó 001 Áron.
4 points:3 students.
3 points:1 student.
2 points:2 students.
1 point:1 student.
0 point:1 student.
Unfair, not evaluated:1 solution.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, February 2006