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

  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.

    If the scale factor is , the volume factor is .

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

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

    liters would weight almost pounds!