# Science Math

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A rectangular solid with the dimension 1m x 1m x 3m is divided into three equal cubes. How much is the surface area of this solid increased?
I did not understand the answer to when I first posted my question.

• Science Math -

To get three 1x1x1 cubes, you have to make two cuts. This means there will be four new surface areas, one from each end cube and two from the middle cube.

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