Posted by **molly** on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 5:56pm.

a cube has a volume of 27cm3

what is the length of one side of the cube

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**Reiny**, Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 5:58pm
let each side be x

x^3 = 27

mmmh, can you think of a number which when cubed is 27 ?

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**molly**, Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 6:00pm
3 x 3 x 3 = 27 27 is a cube number

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**Reiny**, Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 6:01pm
correct

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**molly**, Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 6:03pm
so the cube number is 3????

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