# hello math wizards! this is a problem about solid mensuration.help me please! thanks

• Oct 14th 2012, 04:37 AM
SmartAlien
hello math wizards! this is a problem about solid mensuration.help me please! thanks
1. A cylinder tank, diameter 1 feet and length of 6 feet is placed so that its axis is horizontal. How many pound of water will be used in filling it to a depth of 9 inches if water weighs 62.4lb. per cu. ft.?
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2. The pyramidal tank shown in the figure has a square base 11.6 ft. on a side and an altitude of 14.8 ft. How many gallons of water are in it when the depth of the water is 5.725 ft.?
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• Oct 14th 2012, 06:57 AM
HallsofIvy
Re: hello math wizards! this is a problem about solid mensuration.help me please! tha
What have you tried?
• Oct 14th 2012, 07:29 AM
SmartAlien
Re: hello math wizards! this is a problem about solid mensuration.help me please! tha
I'm done solving number 2. I hope you can help me with number 1. thanks (Nod)
• Oct 14th 2012, 10:01 AM
topsquark
Re: hello math wizards! this is a problem about solid mensuration.help me please! tha
Quote:

Originally Posted by SmartAlien
I'm done solving number 2. I hope you can help me with number 1. thanks (Nod)

...And what have you been able to do on it?

-Dan