SAT Math : How to find the volume of a cube

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Example Question #43 : Solid Geometry

One side of a cube is  units long. What is the volume of the cube if it is cut in half?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The volume of a cube is given by multiplying its length, width, and height, which are all equal. Therefore we can say:

Substitute in our given measurement:

We want to know the volume of the cube if it is cut in half, so let's divide this answer in two:

Example Question #47 : Solid Geometry

At your university there is a metal cube-shaped sculpture near the math building. If the cube has a side length of 4 meters, what is the cube's volume?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

At your university there is a metal cube-shaped sculpture near the math building. If the cube has a side length of 4 meters, what is the cube's volume?

Begin with the formula for volume of a cube, then just simplify:

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