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A cylindrical tin can holding 2 gallons has its height equal to the diameter of base. another cylindrical tin can with the same capacity has its height equal to twice the diameter of its base. find the ratio of the amount of tin required for making the two can with covers.

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The formula for volume of a cylinder is
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