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# How many cylindrical cans with a radius of 2 inches and a

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How many cylindrical cans with a radius of 2 inches and a height of 6 inches can fit into a rectangular box?

1) The volume of the box is 230 cubic inches.
2) The length of the box is 3 inches.

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08 Dec 2006, 16:19
How many cylindrical cans with a radius of 2 inches and a height of 6 inches can fit into a rectangular box?

1) The volume of the box is 230 cubic inches.
2) The length of the box is 3 inches

(1) Volume by itself doenott help we are taling cans not liquid insuff
(2) length helps but what is hight insuff

Togather
Volume = l*W*H 300=3*W*H==> W*H=100 could be 1*100 r 2 *50 or whatever

insuff

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08 Dec 2006, 17:23
Googlore wrote:
How many cylindrical cans with a radius of 2 inches and a height of 6 inches can fit into a rectangular box?

1) The volume of the box is 230 cubic inches.
2) The length of the box is 3 inches.

B.

if the lengt of the box is 3 inches, none can be fitted into the box since the diameter of the can is 4 inches.

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08 Dec 2006, 18:13
agree with Himalayan Ans B . whats the OA?

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08 Dec 2006, 21:18
B...
No matter what other lengths you put in for width and height, nothing works
You can have 100 for height and 500 for width, still doesn't matter

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