anonymous
  • anonymous
A king-size waterbed mattress measures 5.5 feet by 6.5 feet by 8 inches deep. To the nearest pound, how much does the water in this waterbed weigh?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
also the answer is volume
anonymous
  • anonymous
So you just want to find the volume of the mattress?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yep

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anonymous
  • anonymous
To find the volume just multiply all the numbers together
anonymous
  • anonymous
5.5 * 6.5 * 8
anonymous
  • anonymous
= 286
anonymous
  • anonymous
But the 5.5 and 6.5 are in feet....
anonymous
  • anonymous
but it also about 63lb
anonymous
  • anonymous
So wouldn't you need to transfer the feet to inches?
anonymous
  • anonymous
it up to you
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
You can't find the weight. Weight is in units of gm/s^2 while all you are given is 1/ m^3
anonymous
  • anonymous
You need to turn the 8 into ft and then multiply 8/12 = 2/3 so 5.5 x 6.5 x 2/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
so i got 23.83333333

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