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you want to buy a pickup truck and are interested in one with a large carrying capacity. One model features a rectangular prism-shaped cargo space, measuring 6ft by 10ft by 2ft;another has a space with dimensions 5ft by 11ft by 3ft. Which truck provides you with most carrying capacity (that is the most volume)Explain.

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    V1 = 6 * 10 * 2 = 120 Ft^3

    V2 = 5 * 11 * 3 = 165 Ft^3.

    The 2nd model has the largest vol. and
    carrying capacity.

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