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Hot coffee

Act 1

A giant cup is being used as part of a world record breaking attempt. A video shows two hoses being used to pour coffee into the cup. The start and end times for filling the cup are given. How many gallons fit into the coffee cup?

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Act 2

A series of photographs give additional information relevant to solving the problem. The dimensions of the cup are given, along with the rate of flow of coffee into the cup.

 

Act 3

A video shows the cup being filled and a press release reveals the capacity of the coffee cup.

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