<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by 18scott
EXACTLY: 1,243,912.000345 per 3footx3foot area. No more no less. This is a study that I have been performing for the past 35 years just waiting for someone to ask the question. Don't question it because rocket science went into the calculations. [/quote]
I just got out the ole' calculator and it seems to be right. After calculating the pressure of the air around, the force of the gravity, and all the other factors like dirt, wind speed, snow density, and temperature, you can figure it out quite easily how many snowflakes it takes. Simple math if you ask me.