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46. The volume of the filled container is 24000 cm 3 = 24 liters, which (using the conversion given in the problem) is equivalent to 50.7 pints (U.S). The expected number is therefore in the range from 1317 to 1927 Atlantic oysters. Instead, the number received is in the range from 406 to 609 Pacific oysters.
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Unformatted text preview: This represents a shortage in the range of roughly 700 to 1500 oysters (the answer to the problem). Note that the minimum value in our answer corresponds to the minimum Atlantic minus the maximum Pacific, and the maximum value corresponds to the maximum Atlantic minus the minimum Pacific....
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