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  1. Rick's favorite drink, Aloha Pineapple Juice, is packaged in a can like the one shown below. It contains 350 ml of juice. Even after drinking it, he always feels thirsty. He wants the company to package the juice in a larger can. Homework Help ✎

    1. If the company enlarges the dimensions of the can by a ratio of , how much juice would the can hold? Show your work or explain how you got your answer.

    2. Does it seem likely that the company will make a can that size? Explain.

If the original volume is 350 ml and the scale factor
is 64 times as large, what is the new volume?

350 ml · 64 = 22,400 ml

22 liters would weight almost 50 pounds!