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

40% of the pail is filled with water. 

The ratio of the volume of water in the pail to that in the tank is 2:3.

The tank measuring 60 cm by 80 cm by 50 cm is filled with water to `1/25` of its total capacity.

(a) What is the volume of the pail?

(b) How many full pails of water would be needed to fill an empty tank of the above dimensions?




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



The correct answer is : 16000,15
(a)____`cm^3`, (b)_____