Example 5

A teenager buying some chewing gum is comparing packages of gum in order to get the most gum possible. Each package costs the same amount. Package 1 has [math]20[/math] pieces of gum shaped like spheres. Each piece has a radius of [math]5[/math] mm. Package 2 has [math]5[/math] pieces of gum shaped like spheres. Each piece has a radius of [math]10[/math] mm. Which package should the teenager buy? Round to the nearest millimeter.

 

Walch Education

 
Material Type
Activity
Tags
volume  sphere  compare  value 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
 
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