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August 20, 2014

Posted by **Elizabeth** on Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 7:18pm.

Jilian wants to buy candles in case her electricity and furnace fail. Each candle she plans to use, burns at a rate of 5mL of wax per 15 min. One of these candles has a diameter of 8 centimeters and a height of 15cm. How many HOURS wil it take the candle to burn down completely?

Express the answer to the NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER. (Note: 1 mL = 1 cm cubed) (Hint: A candle is a cylinder; use 3.14 as an estimate for pi.)

- Algebra 1 -
**drwls**, Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 7:24pmI answered this already. Please check your previous post

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