## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.7 Volume - 8.7 Exercises - Page 585: 1

#### Answer

This is not a cube, it is a rectangular solid. It is not a cube because the sides of a cube are all the same distance, whereas a rectangle has different length and width. The units used in Ex. 3 are centimeters $(cm^{3})$

#### Work Step by Step

Definition of a cube The units used in volume are the units used for the length cubed.

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