If a storage tank that measures 12 feet by 9 feet by 8 feet is designed to store gas that costs $1.82 per cubic foot, what does it cost to fill the tank to one
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If a storage tank that measures 12 feet by 9 feet by 8 feet is designed to store gas that costs $1.82 per cubic foot, what does it cost to fill the tank to onehalf of its capacity?
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1. User Answers carlosego
For this case, the first thing to do is find the volume of the tank.
We have then:
V = (12) * (9) * (8)
V = 864 feet ^ 3
Then, the cost of filling half the tank is given by:
C = (1/2) * (1.82) * (864)
C = 786.24 $
Answer:
It costs to fill the tank to onehalf of its capacity about:
C = 786.24 $