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the external dimensions of a closed box are 8cm by 5cm by 4cm. given that the thickness of the wood of which it is made is 0.5cm, find the volume of the wood used to make it.

asked by sabrina
  1. So the inner dimensions, which determine the volume are:
    8-1 or 7 cm
    4 cm
    and 3 cm

    volume = 7x4x3 cm^3
    = 84 cm^3

    posted by Reiny
  2. volume=8*5*4 - 7*4*3
    =76 CM3

    posted by precious okere

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