Posted by lynn on .
we have a cube shaped box with a volume of 125 cubic centimeters. what is the least amount of wrapping paper you would need to wrap the box?

algebra 
PsyDAG,
125 = 5 * 5 * 5, so each side is 5 cm.
The cube has 6 sides, each 5 by 5 cm.
You should be able to solve it from this.