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Why the potholes have circular opening?

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Because if its square, the lid can easily slip inside along the diagonal. length of diagonal is greater than side of square.

Anonymous on


1. Easy to roll 2. comparison to other shapes, distributes weight along sides easily :)

Akshay on


Minimum surface area.

Anonymous on


Potholes are the spots where the road's surface has eroded away ... they are all sorts of shapes. Manholes are round and have covers. They are round because that is the shape of the pipes that they are used to cover.

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