# Math

The diameter of a cylindrical can of motor oil is 3.5 inches (in). The height of the can is 6.5 in. Approximately how many cubic inches of oil will the can hold?

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1. You are looking for the volume of the can.

The formula for the volume of a cylinder is base x height... or (pi x radius^2)x(height).

According to my calculations, the answer should be approximately 62.5 inches cubed.

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