Algebra 1

Matthew's wading pool is 6-fet across and 18 inches high. How much water does it take to fill the pool a foot deep?

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  1. 7.48 gallons in cubic foot

    V = pi * r^2 * h

    V = 3.14 * 3^2 * 1

    V = 28.26 cu. ft.


    7.48 * 28.26 = ________ gallons

  2. Radius = r = 3 ft, height = 1.5 ft

    volume = pi r^2 h = pi (9)(1.5) = 42.4 ft^3

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