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A right cylindrical container with radius 2 meters and height 1 meter is filled to capacity with oil. How many empty right cylindrical cans, each with radius 1/2 meter and height 4 meters, can be filled to capacity with the oil in this container?

A right cylindrical container with radius 2 meters and height 1 meter is filled to capacity with oil. How many empty right cylindrical cans, each with radius 1/2 meter and height 4 meters, can be filled to capacity with the oil in this container? (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 4 (D) 8 (E) 16

The original question read each with radius meter and height 4 meters. It now reads "1/2 meter..." then the answer changes 1 pi, 4 cans.

I definitely agree that original question was asking with second cyclinder having radius a meter so I also went for 1. However after seen that question changed to radius of 1/2, I edited my answer accordingly.

A right cylindrical container with radius 2 meters and height 1 meter is filled to capacity with oil. How many empty right cylindrical cans, each with radius 1/2 meter and height 4 meters, can be filled to capacity with the oil in this container? (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 4 (D) 8 (E) 16

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