All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > Shapes > Geometry
Volume of a Cuboid (Posted on 2007-03-02) Difficulty: 1 of 5
The areas of three faces of a cuboid box of chocolates are 120cm², 80cm² and 96cm². What is the volume of the box?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ansh    
Rating: 2.0000 (2 votes)

Comments: ( Back to comment list | You must be logged in to post comments.)
Solution Quick solution | Comment 1 of 7

Let the siides be a, b, and c.

Then ab = 120

<BLOCKQUOTE dir=ltr style="MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

ac = 80

bc = 96


Three equations, three unknowns.

Solving gives a=10, b=12, c=8

Therefore, volume = abc = 960 cubic inches.


  Posted by JayDeeKay on 2007-03-02 09:15:34
Please log in:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password

Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (0)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Copyright © 2002 - 2018 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information