Consider the following information: Adriana wishes to sell her special cactus apple preserves in cans holding 296 cubic centimeters each. Her canning machine works only with cans 7.5 centimeters in diameter. She needs to know how tall the cans will be so she can get labels printed.
How tall will the cans be?


The volume of a right cylinder (a can) is \(\left(\pi r^{2}\right) h\), the height times the area of one end. With a 3.75-centimeter radius, the area of each circular end is 44 square centimeters. Dividing this into 296 cubic centimeters tells us the height will be 6.7 centimeters high.

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