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    Rectangle/aquarium problem

    Can someone please just help me get started? Thank you.

    An aquarium measures 25 inches long by 14inches wide by 12 inches high. How much does the water filling the aquarium weigh?

    I know that one cubic foot of water weighs 62.4 lbs.

    I guess I'm more confused on how to change inches to cubic feet.
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    aquarium

    Quote Originally Posted by ambergarrett955 View Post
    Can someone please just help me get started? Thank you.

    An aquarium measures 25 inches long by 14inches wide by 12 inches high. How much does the water filling the aquarium weigh?

    I know that one cubic foot of water weighs 62.4 lbs.

    I guess I'm more confused on how to change inches to cubic feet.

    Hi Amber,

    convert cu in to cu ft by dividing by 1728 or divide each inch measurment by 12


    bjh
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