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There are 2 containers, a rectangular tank and a cubical tank.

The rectangular tank had dimensions of 70 cm by 15 cm by 18 cm and the cubical tank had edges of length 30 cm.

The cubical tank was filled with water to 60% of its total capacity while the rectangular tank was filled with water to `4/9` of its total capacity.

The water from the cubical tank was then transferred to the rectangular tank till it was filled to the brim.

(a) What was the height of the water left in the cubical tank? 

(b) What was the amount of water left in the cubical tank?




Notes to students:

 1.  If the question above has parts, (e.g. (a) and (b)), given that the answer for part (a) is 10 and the answer for part (b) is 12, give        your answer as:10,12

2.   Round your answer off to 2 decimal places

The correct answer is : 6.33,5.7
(a)____cm, (b)_____litres