Does eating half of a juicy watermelon meet the…

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  1. CarolynPe

    CarolynPe New Member

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    Does eating half of a juicy watermelon meet the required amount of water for a day? The watermelon is roughly 14,8 in. From one pole to another and the diameter of the equator of the watermelon is roughly 7,5 in.
     
  2. IndoBlack

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    The recommended daily fluid intake depends on your weight, your activity level and the temperature and humidity of your environment. The old rule of 8 glasses of water daily is a good average of the recommendations. (8 glasses=64 fluid ounces=2 quarts=1/2 gallon) For the watermelon … . The volume of an ellipsoid (squashed sphere)=V=(4/3) (pi) (polar radius) (equatorial radius) ²=(4/3) (pi) (14,8/2) (7,5/2) ²=(4/3) (pi) (7,4) (3,75) ²=436 cubic inches (rounded) 436 cubic inches=241,5 fluid ounces=1,89 gallons (rounded) 1/2 juicy watermelon=121 fluid ouncesWe won't get into what percentage of the juicy watermelon is water. If it's anything over 53% water, than half of it gives you your recommended daily intake of fluids. I think we can pretty much rest assured that a juicy watermelon is more than 53% water.
     

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