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Posted by **Tyler** on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 6:33am.

So, the new tubes diameter would be 6. So to figure the volume do i take 3.14 *36 or??

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**drwls**, Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 7:07amYes, the new tube's base area is 36 pi. The question is, what happens to the length? When they say the tubes are "similar", that should mean that the length also increases 50%, to 37.5 inches. But perhaps they mean for the length to stay the same. The problem should have been more clearly worded.

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