Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 31 Aug 2014, 23:44

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
2 KUDOS received
Current Student
User avatar
Affiliations: UWC
Joined: 09 May 2012
Posts: 399
Location: India
GMAT 1: 620 Q42 V33
GMAT 2: 680 Q44 V38
GPA: 3.43
WE: Engineering (Entertainment and Sports)
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 220 [2] , given: 100

GMAT Tests User Reviews Badge
A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is [#permalink] New post 28 May 2012, 01:50
2
This post received
KUDOS
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  25% (medium)

Question Stats:

68% (02:05) correct 32% (01:06) wrong based on 72 sessions
A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is 3/4 full of soda. If the volume of soda in the can is 72π cubic inches and the diameter of the can is 8 inches, then what is the height, in inches, of the can?

A. 1.5
B. 3
C. 4
D. 4.5
E. 6
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Expert Post
1 KUDOS received
Math Expert
User avatar
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 25209
Followers: 3427

Kudos [?]: 25186 [1] , given: 2702

Re: A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is [#permalink] New post 28 May 2012, 01:56
1
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
macjas wrote:
A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is 3/4 full of soda. If the volume of soda in the can is 72π cubic inches and the diameter of the can is 8 inches, then what is the height, in inches, of the can?

A. 1.5
B. 3
C. 4
D. 4.5
E. 6


Since the volume of soda in the can is 72\pi and the can is 3/4 full of soda then the volume of the can is \frac{3}{4}*can=72\pi --> can=96\pi.

The volume of a cylinder is \pi{r^2}h --> \pi{4^2}h=96\pi --> h=6.

Answer: E.
_________________

NEW TO MATH FORUM? PLEASE READ THIS: ALL YOU NEED FOR QUANT!!!

PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW: 11 Rules for Posting!!!

RESOURCES: [GMAT MATH BOOK]; 1. Triangles; 2. Polygons; 3. Coordinate Geometry; 4. Factorials; 5. Circles; 6. Number Theory; 7. Remainders; 8. Overlapping Sets; 9. PDF of Math Book; 10. Remainders; 11. GMAT Prep Software Analysis NEW!!!; 12. SEVEN SAMURAI OF 2012 (BEST DISCUSSIONS) NEW!!!; 12. Tricky questions from previous years. NEW!!!;

COLLECTION OF QUESTIONS:
PS: 1. Tough and Tricky questions; 2. Hard questions; 3. Hard questions part 2; 4. Standard deviation; 5. Tough Problem Solving Questions With Solutions; 6. Probability and Combinations Questions With Solutions; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 12 Easy Pieces (or not?); 9 Bakers' Dozen; 10 Algebra set. ,11 Mixed Questions, 12 Fresh Meat

DS: 1. DS tough questions; 2. DS tough questions part 2; 3. DS tough questions part 3; 4. DS Standard deviation; 5. Inequalities; 6. 700+ GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions With Explanations; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 The Discreet Charm of the DS ; 9 Devil's Dozen!!!; 10 Number Properties set., 11 New DS set.


What are GMAT Club Tests?
25 extra-hard Quant Tests

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Re: A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is   [#permalink] 28 May 2012, 01:56
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 Experts publish their posts in the topic A container in the shape of a right circular cylinder is 1/2 Bunuel 17 16 Jul 2012, 03:40
Experts publish their posts in the topic A right circular cylinder santivilla 3 15 Jul 2012, 11:48
Experts publish their posts in the topic Can A and can В are both right circular cylinders. The radiu banksy 7 17 Mar 2011, 13:46
Can A and Can B are both right circular cylinders. The bmwhype2 2 24 Nov 2007, 02:11
Experts publish their posts in the topic Oil cans x and y are right circular cylinders and the height cucrose 5 17 Feb 2007, 14:25
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A soda can, in the shape of a right circular cylinder, is

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.