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Region 8 students 'ices' school project

(Source: Quinn Crosskno) (Source: Quinn Crosskno)
Quinn and his icy pants (Source: Quinn Crosskno) Quinn and his icy pants (Source: Quinn Crosskno)
GOSNELL, AR (KAIT) -

Wet pants plus frigid temperatures equal fantastic results for one Region 8 math student.

Quinn Crosskno is an 8th grader at Gosnell Junior High School.

For his Pre-AP algebra class he was challenged to make his pants to stand up or get them to freeze in a special shape.

So, he soaked his pants in water and hung them from his basketball goal for about an hour.

But, the project didn’t end there.

In fact, that was the easy part.

He then had to figure the volume and surface area of the pants.

Looks like he iced...er, aced his project.

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