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posted by charolette on .
There are 231 cubic inches in a gallon. a large juice can has a diameter of 6 inches and a height of 10 inches.How many gallons of juice dos the can hold? round to nearesst tenth.

Here are two answers from Tuesday.
MATH  Math Nerd, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:34pm
First find the volume of the large juice can. Since the can is a cylinder, you would use the formula:
V=pir^2h
V=(3.14)(3^2)(10)
V=(3.14)(9)(10)
V=282.6
Divide 231/282.6 to get 0.817 gallons
MATH  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:38pm
Find the volume of the can (cylinder).
http://www.mathsteacher.com.au/year9/ch14_measurement/18_cylinder/cylinder.htm
Divide the volume of the can by the volume of the gallon.