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A cube has a volume of 27 cubic units. What is the length of the side of the cube? I don't understand how to get the answer for this question!! Does it mean one side or all sides? I know that 27 / 4 = 6.75 but I don't understand if it means all sides or one side.

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  1. All of the sides of a cube are equal. Think of a die.

    http://www.mathopenref.com/cubevolume.html

    To find the length of each side, take the cube root of 27.

    3 * 3 * 3 = 27

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Thank you so much, it makes a lot more sense now!

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  3. The answer is 6.

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