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The inside of a rectangular carton is 48 cm long,32cm

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The inside of a rectangular carton is 48 cm long,32cm wide,15cm high.The carton is filled to capacity with k identical cylindrical cans of fruit that stand upright in rows and columns,as indicated in the figure above.If the Cans are 15cm high what is the Value of k?
1>Each of the cans has a radius of 4cm.
2>Six of the cans fit exactly along the length of the carton.

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both conditions give the diameter of the can which is good enough to calculate the number of cans.
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we dont know both dimensions in B
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Stmt-2 If 6 cans fit the length then 6*diameter=length of the carton
6D=48 D=>8

thus 4 cans (32/8) across the width and 6 cans across the length.

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