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One cake is rectangular with a length of 14 inches, a width of 13 inches, and a height of 3 inches. The other cake is round with a radius of 6 inches and a height of 4 inches. Which cake has
more volume?
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The round cake
The rectangular cake
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One cake is rectangular with a length of 14 inches, a width of 13 inches, and a height of 3 inches. The other cake is round with a radius of 6 inches and a height of 4 inches. Which cake has more volume? Choose the correct answer below. The round cake The rectangular cake

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Rectangular cake: 1 = 14 inches w = 13 inches h= 3 inches Round cake: r = 6 inches h = 4 inches

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Volume of the rectangular cake V, = (1×wxh)cubic units. Substitute the given values, we get V = 1xwxh = 14x13×3 = 546 cubic inches Therefore, the volume of the rectangular cake is 546 cubic inches.

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Volume of the round cake (cylindrical shape) V, = ( Tr*h)cubic units Substitute the given values, we get V, = ar’h = 3.14x(6) x(4), (7 × 3.14) = 3.14x 36x4 = 452.16 cubic inches Therefore, the volume of the round cake is 452.16 cubic inches.

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