Posted by **jenna ** on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:16pm.

how many cubic cm can a cigar box hold if its dimensions are 4 cm. by 14 cm. by 12 cm? include correct units with solution.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:20pm
http://www.math.com/tables/geometry/volumes.htm

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**jenna **, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:24pm
would i use a^3?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:43pm
No. Your rectangular prism has three different dimensions.

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**Damon**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 4:02pm
Jenna,

Remember the cake pans?

9 * 9 * 3 = 243

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in a 9 in. sq. cake pan and 1 10 in. sq. cake pan, what is the difference in volume each pan will hold? assume each pan is 3 in. high. show step by step work and correct units with solution.

math - Damon, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:17pm

9 * 9 * 3 = 243

10 * 10 * 3 = 300

300 -243 = 57 in^3

math - jenna , Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:21pm

i thought that was how you solve it. thanks!

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