A rectangular box with a base 2 inches by 6 inches is 10 inches tall and holds

12 ounces of breakfast cereal. The manufacturer wants to use a new box with a base

3 inches by 5 inches. How many inches tall should the new box be in order to hold

exactly the same volume as the original box? (Note: The volume of a rectangular box

may be calculated by multiplying the area of the base by the height of the box.)

A. 8

B. 9

C. 10

D. 11

E. 12

12 ounces of breakfast cereal. The manufacturer wants to use a new box with a base

3 inches by 5 inches. How many inches tall should the new box be in order to hold

exactly the same volume as the original box? (Note: The volume of a rectangular box

may be calculated by multiplying the area of the base by the height of the box.)

A. 8

B. 9

C. 10

D. 11

E. 12