The Clean-Up Vacuum Company is designing a new upright vacuum cleaner. Homework Help ✎
What shapes can they use to model this new vacuum cleaner?
The Clean-Up Vacuum Company has decided to use a cylindrical model for the body of the vacuum. They want it to be 2.5 feet tall and have a circumference of 14 inches. If only 75% of the cylindrical body can hold the dirt from cleaning, how much dirt can the new upright vacuum hold?
Which 3-dimensional shapes can stand on their own?
Think of how each piece will be used.
Use a diagram to visualize the dimensions of the cylinder.
Recall the equation for the circumference.
How can that help you determine the radius of the cylinder?
75% of the body refers to 75% of the volume.
≈ 350.94 cubic inches