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  • one year ago

The volume of a rectangular prism is 288 ft3. If its height is 6 feet and its length is 8 feet, what is its width? A. 6 feet B. 8 feet C. 9 feet D. 12 feet

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  1. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Any ideas?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Not really... I'm fine with finding height but finding width is my weak spot.

  3. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Recall the formula for the volume of a rectangular prism is V = l*w*h

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I am pretty sure it is 6...

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    But try entering the possible answers into the equation.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[288=6*8*width\] \[288=48*width\] \[\frac{ 288 }{ 48 } = width\]

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok... Thanks. I'll try working off of the information everyone gave me.

  8. anonymous
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    I believe the answer is 6...

  9. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Correct :-)

  10. skullpatrol
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    Don't forget your units.

  11. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Not just 6. 6*(1 foot) = 6 feet. Unit^

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