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 Question 120079: H! please help me with this. I dont get this. Thanks for any help coming this way A can is cylinder for chocolates. The can will contain 75 wrapped chocolates, each with the voulme of 19 cm (cubed). The can has the height of 15 cm. WHat is the radius. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 120309: A cone shaped pile of sand contains 5.4m^3. If the pile of sand covers 8.1m^2, how high is the pile of sand. ( uyse formula v=(1/3)(area of base) (height) to find the volume of a cube. Thank you. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 120533: Find the surface area of the figure. Round to the nearest tenth of a unit, if necessary. The cylinder has a radius of 3 and a height of 8. Please explain how you got the answer. Thankyou Click here to see answer by tutor_paul(490)

 Question 120604: Find the volume of a solid uniform crosssection with an area of 6.5 cm^2 and height, 24 cm. (take pi as 3.142) I dont understand what the problem is asking for. Even if i did, I would not be able to solve it probably. Please help. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 120645: what is the volunm of a cube 4" high, 3" wide 2"deep? Click here to see answer by jpa65@hotmail.com(9)

 Question 120701: dear tutor, I tryed my best on my math homework but I can't figure it out. I left school early at about 12:00. We were supposed to do math in school at about 1:30 and we have not learned about dimensions yet. thats what we were going to learn dearing math. could you help me with the following question? the rectanglular prism has the following characteristics: it has a volume of 40 cu. in. the length is double the width the length is one less than the heigtt what are the dimensions? THANKS!!! Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 121087: A swimming pool is 50 m long and 20 m wide and its depth varies uniformly from 1 meter to 3.5 meter. Find the volume of the pool in cubic meters. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121886: Given a square piece of material 25 inches on each side, we are to make an open box by cutting a square with x inches on a side from each corner and turning up the sides. Express the volumn V of the box in a function of x. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 121887: Given a rectangle whose length is always 5 times of its width. Express the area A of this rectangle in a function of its perimeter . Step1: Assume that the length and width of the rectangle are L and W respectively. Then can be expressed in terms of , i.e. Express L and W as functions of X: Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 122735: The thickness of a film of oil is 6x10^-9cm. what area will 150,000 cubic cm. of oil cover on the surface of a large body of water. Need the answer in scientific notation. thank you in advance. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 124549: a milk carton has a square base.its height is 11 cm.It has capacity(volume) of 176 cubic centimetres.Find x,the lenght of each side of the base Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 125033: I am trying to figure this out, but I don't understand word problems. Can you help me with this? A drug manufacturing company wants to manufacture a capsule that contains a spherical pill inside. The diameter of the pill is 4mm and the capsule is cylindrical, with hemispheres on either end. The length of the capsule between the two hemispheres is 10mm. Describe how we could find the exact volume the capsule will hold, excluding the volume of the pill. What is the value that you get from your calculation? Why is it important for us to be able to determine the exact volume of that capsule? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 125148: Point P is the center of one face of a cube and Point Q is the center of the opposite face. If the length of the shortest possible path from P to Q along the outer surface of the cube is 2(the square root of 2)cm, what is the volume of the cube in cubic centimeters? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 125666: What is the circumference and area in feet of a circular pool that has a diameter of 20 yards? Click here to see answer by praseenakos@yahoo.com(507)

 Question 125627: Hi. I am really struggling with this one. A rectangular piece of cardboard whose length is twice its width is used to construct an open box. Cutting a 1 foot by 1 foot square off of each corner and folding up the edges will yield an open box. If the desired volume is 12 cubic feet, what are the dimensions of the original rectangular piece of cardboard?? Thank you! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 125661: My question is: A rectangular piece of cardboard whose length is twice its width is used to construct an open box. Cutting a 1 foot by 1 foot square off of each corner and folding up the edges will yield an open box. If the desired volume is 12 cubic feet, what are the dimensions of the original rectangular piece of cardboard? thanks! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 125931: An inverted cone is 3m in radius,7.5m in height. A cube measures 30cm by 30 cm by 30 cm. How many cubes can fit into the inverted cone? Click here to see answer by marcsam823(57)

 Question 127903: Please solve my assignment. Thanks. A cylindrical flower base is 6 in. high and a diameter of 2 in. How many cubic inches of water is needed to fill up the vase an inch less from its mouth? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 127895: Please help to solve this problem. Thank you. The volume of a cylinder is 175π. If the radius of the base of the cylinder is 5 in., what is the height of the cylinder. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 128101: Find the volume of the prism if the height is 5 yards and the are of the base = 18 square yards Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 128100: Find the volume of the prism if the height is 4yards and the area of the base =16 square yards Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 128232: I just received 19 cm cubed of a potion. I need to store my potion but can only find small, rectangular prisms even though I think a cylinder is ideal for my liquid potion. Which container is a good choice for my potion?(There may be more than one container) Container A: 5cmx3cmx4cm Container B: 2cmx2cmx5cm Container C: 2inx3inx3in Container D: 14cmx1/2cmx3cm Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 128232: I just received 19 cm cubed of a potion. I need to store my potion but can only find small, rectangular prisms even though I think a cylinder is ideal for my liquid potion. Which container is a good choice for my potion?(There may be more than one container) Container A: 5cmx3cmx4cm Container B: 2cmx2cmx5cm Container C: 2inx3inx3in Container D: 14cmx1/2cmx3cm Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 129752: A circular pool measures 14 feet across. One cubic yard of concrete is to be used to create a circular border of uniform width around the pool. If the border is to have a depth of 1 in, how wide will the border be? Use 3.14 To approximate pi. Express the solution rounded to two decimal places. (1 cubic yard=27 cubic feet) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 131619: What is the adius of an oblique cylinderthat has a volume of 722 3.14(I dont have a pie button.. Sorry.)mm cubed and a height of 8mm? Please help. I really dont get math. Click here to see answer by TakeATuition.com(57)

 Question 131810: What is the approximate weight of oil in a container 3 feet high and 9 inches in diameter if the oil weighs approximately 55 pounds per cubic foot? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 131761: The volume of a cylinder is 49pi. Find the radius and height of the cylinder. The radius is 3 times the height. How do i find the radius and height of the cylinder using pi times r^2 times height Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 132009: If you are asked to give the volume of a rectangular prism. But you are only given the height and length. How do you find the width? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 132975: What would the volume be of a hot tub that is circular , 12 feet in diameter, 4 feet deep? This needs to be in cubic feet. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 132916: I bought a big cylindrical gas tank. I was told it was 550 gallons. I actually confirmed this by converting all units to metric and solving for V = pi r^2 h. Unfortunately, my trig and calc lessons are long forgotten, so i need a little help. I need to know the volume of the fuel in it by dipping the tank with a rudimentary dip stick. The dip stick has inches as units. The internal size of the tank is 60.325cm in diameter and 181.61cm in length. The tank lays on its side with the 181.61cm side flat on the ground and the filler/dipping access on the top exactly opposite. Could you provide a formula that would create a graph with inches on the vetical scale and gallons on the lateral scale? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 133303: The volume of two similar figures are given. small figure- volume= 54 yards^3 large figure- volume= 128 yards^3 The surface area of the smaller figures is given as 18 yards^2. Find the surface area of the larger similar figure. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 133458: a cardboard box has length x-2,width x+1,and height 2x (a) write an expression, in terms of x, to represent the volume of the box. (b) if x=8 centimeters, what is the number of cubic centimeters in the volume of the box? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 120144: Please find the volume of a cylindrical box of salt if each base is 3.25" and the height is 6". Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 133834: if the coefficient of in the function is multiplied by 2 how is the graph of affected? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 134087: what is the volume of a sphere with a diameter of 17.6 both in terms of pie and number? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 134125: 1. triangular prism with base perimeter 24 cm, base area 24 cm2, and height 15 cm 2. rectangular prism with base perimeter 30 cm, base area 50 cm2, and height 150 cm Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 134311: A clay model of an automobile is 8 inches long and weighs 2 pounds. What would a full size clay model of a similar automobile weigh if it were 12 feet long? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 134308: A water tower that stands 70 ft high holds 500,000 gallons of water. A similar tower is 95 ft high. How much water will it hold? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)

 Question 134513: If you have a cylinder that is 3' wide by 6" deep, how many cubic feet of sand will it hold thanks Click here to see answer by nycsharkman(136)

 Question 135626: If a box is 150cm3 (cubed) and all 6 sides are equal in size, what would be the length of each side? Click here to see answer by nycsharkman(136)

 Question 135685: A cube with each dimension 12 inches has a volume of 1 cubic foot. How many inches are in 1 cubic foot? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 138750: What is the volume of a cube 4" high, 3" wide, 2" deep? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

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