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− | The water has volume <math>100 \cdot 40 \cdot 40=160000</math>. The brick has volume 8000. The water and the brick combined have a volume of 168000. The water rises <math>\frac{168000}{4000}-\frac{160000}{4000}=42-40=2</math> cm | + | The water has volume <math>100 \cdot 40 \cdot 40=160000</math>. The brick has volume 8000. The water and the brick combined have a volume of 168000. The water rises <math>\frac{168000}{4000}-\frac{160000}{4000}=42-40=2</math> cm <math>\Rightarrow\fbox{D}</math> |
== See also == | == See also == |
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Problem
An aquarium has a rectangular base that measures 100 cm by 40 cm and has a height of 50 cm. It is filled with water to a height of 40 cm. A brick with a rectangular base that measures 40 cm by 20 cm and a height of 10 cm is placed in the aquarium. By how many centimeters does the water rise?
Solution
The water has volume . The brick has volume 8000. The water and the brick combined have a volume of 168000. The water rises cm
See also
2007 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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