Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Martin has a compost pit in his garden. The pit is 9 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 2 feet deep. She plans to make it 1.5 feet deeper.
What will be the increase in the volume of the pit?
Answer
18 cubic feet
54 cubic feet
81 cubic feet
162 cubic feet
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Martin has a compost pit in his garden. The pit is 9 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 2 feet deep. She plans to make it 1.5 feet deeper. What will be the increase in the volume of the pit? Answer 18 cubic feet 54 cubic feet 81 cubic feet 162 cubic feet
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

sunloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got like 109.5 i know im rong
 2 years ago

HappySoulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the length and width of the pit remain the same, so we can consider it as a cuboid of l*b*h = 9*6*1.5 = 81
 2 years ago

ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[Volume= length\ \times breadth\ \times depth\] Earlier Volume \[Volume=9 \times 6 \times 2=108\ feet^3 \] Now depth is increased by 1.5 feet so \[New\ Volume=9 \times 6 \times 3.5=189 feet^3\] Increase ij Volume=189108= 81 feet^3
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.