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Monday, April 28, 2014

More Cube Problems

Category: Solid Geometry

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How much material was used in the manufacture of 24,000 celluloid dice, if each die has an edge of ¼ in.?


To illustrate the problem, it is better to draw the figure as follows

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The volume of a cube is

Therefore, the amount of material used in making 24,000 celluloid dice is