Posted by **Julie** on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 6:05pm.

A cubic tank holds 1,000.0 kg of water. What are the dimensions of the tank in meters? Explain your answer.

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**drwls**, Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 8:38pm
The volume of a cube of length a (on each side) is a^3.

a^3 = 1000 in this case

Take the cube root of each side.

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**drwls**, Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 8:42pm
I left out a step. 1000 kg of water has a volume of 1 cubic meter or 10^6 cubic cm.

Write

V = a^3 = 1.000 m^3 and take the cube root of each side

a = 1.000 meter

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