Posted by **john** on Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:42pm.

If a cube is sliced into equal sized smaller cubes, which quantity of smaller cubes could be attained?

a)4 b)16 c)1/4 d)-1/5 e)1

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:48pm
What are the dimensions of the larger cube?

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**KokkoDeRas**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:52pm
e)1 only with whole cube root

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**john**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:01pm
could you explain to me how to solve it please?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:10pm
KokkoDeRas is right.

You need to find a perfect cube.

The only choice that is a perfect cube is 1.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2f/Pocket_cube_scrambled.jpg

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:14pm
Volume = length * width * height

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**KokkoDeRas**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:18pm
the test gives you the possible number of smaller cubes [a)4 b)16 c)1/4 d)-1/5 e)1]

they must be the solutions the cube root of an integer, example [a)4 b)16 c)1/4 d)-1/5 e)8] smaller cubes (e)8 cube 2

2*2*2=8

1*1*1=1

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**john**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:18pm
what if the options are 4, 16, 25, 36, 64. How would the answer is going to change? I think the answer is 64. could you tell me if the 64 is the right answer?

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**KokkoDeRas**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:23pm
for Ms.Sue I understand but you have to choose an answer ... but maybe I'm wrong

For jhonn YES

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:24pm
Yes. The cube root of 64 is 4.

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