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The volume of a coffee cup 2020-01-25
From Amirah:
What is the volume of a polystyrene cup with a height of 8cm, diameter of 5cm at the top and 4cm at the bottom when it is filled with water?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The radius of a coffee cup 2016-09-12
From Brett:
What is inside radius, in centimeters of a coffee cup if it holds 350g of coffee when filled to a depth of 9.5 cm? Assume coffee has the same density of water, 1.00g/cm3. A numeric value is expected and not an expression.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Coffee scoops per cup 2009-06-29
From charity:
if my coffee machine takes 10 scoops for every six cups, how many scoops do i need for 4 cups. each scoops equals one tbls(.25 oz)
Answered by Penny Nom.
12 oz. cup 2009-04-19
From Tom:
I am a ceramic teacher and wanted my students to make a 12 oz. cup, what formula should we use?
Answered by Chris Fisher.
What proportion of cups of coffee have at least one defect 2006-11-28
From Ayman:
coffee machine may be defective since it dispenses the wrong amount of coffee (C) & or the wrong amount of suger ( S ) the probability of these defects are P(C) = 0.05, P(S) = 0.04 & P( C&S ) = 0.01 find
1- what proportion of cups of coffee have at least one defect
2- what proportion of cups of coffee have no defect

Answered by Penny Nom.



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