Grain Bins
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The Problem:
Below is an aerial view of four round grain bins. Each bin is 16 feet in
diameter, and 25 feet high. When the bins are full, the farmer can store
overflow or surplus grain in the center ‘overflow’ area. What is the total
capacity in cubic feet of the four bins and the center overflow area?