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

`1/5` of the pail is filled with water.

The ratio of the volume of water in the pail to that in the tank is 1:4.

The tank measuring 100 cm by 50 cm by 8 cm is filled with water to 20% of its total capacity.

(a)   Calculate the volume of the pail.

(b)   How many full pails of water could 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 : 10000,4
(a)____`cm^3`, (b)_____