Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Area and Volume - Exercise - Page 19: 33


14,880 lb

Work Step by Step

$V = l \times w \times h$ $V=8 ft \times 5 ft \times 6 ft = 240 ft^{3}$ Since the weight given is for one cubic foot, multiply by the volume to find the total weight. $240 ft^3 \times 62\frac{lb}{ft^3} = 14880 lb$
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