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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## The figure above shows the shape and dimensions of the tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 1 member reply ### Top Member ## The figure above shows the shape and dimensions of the ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: GMAT Paper Tests The figure above shows the shape and dimensions of the inside of a container that has a flat rectangular top and semicircular ends perpendicular to the top. When the container is loaded to its exact capacity with slag that weighs 50 pounds per cubic foot, what will be the approximate weight, in tons, of the slag in the container? (1 ton = 2000 pounds) A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 8 E. 10 The OA is C. ### Top Member Legendary Member Joined 02 Mar 2018 Posted: 977 messages Followed by: 2 members The container show is half of a cylinder height (h) = 10 ft radius of base (r) = $$\frac{8}{2}=4\ ft$$ $$Volume=\frac{1}{2}\pi r^2h$$ $$=\frac{1}{2}\cdot\frac{22}{7}\cdot4^2\cdot10$$ $$=\frac{1}{2}\cdot\frac{22}{7}\cdot16\cdot10$$ $$=251.43$$ Weight of slag $$=251.43\ \cdot50$$ $$=12591.5$$ $$\sin ce\ 1\ ton=2000$$ $$weight\ in\ tons=\frac{12571.5}{2000}$$ $$=6.28575=6$$ $$answer\ is\ Option\ C$$ • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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