Is there a formula that can help us solve this problem?

When it says, “the tank holds between 110 and 115 cubic feet of water,” what mathematical concept are they referring to?


r=1 and h = 36, r = 2 and h = 9, r = 3 and h = 4, r = 6 and h = 1

Source: Smarter Balanced Practice Test

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  1. Also, (1 , 36 )= (r , h )

  2. I also like this question, but not as a standardized test item. These types of questions are great for classroom discussion. Their beauty is lost when the context is testing.

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