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The trash can distributed by the city of Mobile are approximately 4 feet tall and have a square cross section with a side of 30 inches. WHat is the capacity of the rectangule in gallons?

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Step 1

Given data

Height of the rectangle (h) = 4 ft

Side (l)=30 inch

Conversion factors are as given below

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1 ft 0.3048m .4ft = 1.2192 m 1 inch 0.0254m 30 inch 0.762 m 1m3 264.172 gallons

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3 Capacity 1 x1 x h = 1.2192 x 0.762 x 0.762 = 0.707 m Converting m3 to gallons 186.77 gallons Capacity 0.707 x 264.172

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