## A water jug is in the shape of a prism. The area of the base is 100 square inches and the height is 20 inches. How many gallons of water wil

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A water jug is in the shape of a prism. The area of the base is 100 square inches and the height is 20 inches. How many gallons of water will the water jug hold? (1 gal= 231 inches squared) Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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Answer:8.7gal

Step-by-step explanationI uhm need points pleaseAnswer:Step-by-step explanation:The volume V of a prism is the area of the base b times the height h.

V=bh

Step 1. Calculate the volume of the prism.

Data:

b = 100 in²

h = 20 in

Calculation:

V = 100 in² × 20 in =2000 in³

Step 2. Convert cubic inches to gallons

1 gal = 231 in³