Posted by **darius** on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 4:42pm.

what dimensions would make a box that has a volume of 27? show how you came up with it?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:23pm
The cube root of 27 is 3.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:49pm
3 x 3 x 3 = 27 ----- Ms Sue's answer

or

1 x 3 x 9 = 27

or

1/2 x 3 x 18 = 27

or

2.5 x 2 x 5.4 = 27

As you can see there would be an infinite number of solutions to your problem.

I would say the question is poorly worded

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