im not good at word problems so im not really getting this can someone help

cerenetie
Feb 21, 2018

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Volume of a square pyramid = a^2 h/3 where a=base length h= height (I looked it up)

yields 270 cm^3 of wax needed

Each cube is 4 cm x 4 cm x 4cm = 64 cm^3

270 cm^3 / 64 cm^3/cube = 4.218 cubes......he will need 5 of the little cubes of wax.

ElectricPavlov
Feb 21, 2018

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Best Answer

Volume of a square pyramid = a^2 h/3 where a=base length h= height (I looked it up)

yields 270 cm^3 of wax needed

Each cube is 4 cm x 4 cm x 4cm = 64 cm^3

270 cm^3 / 64 cm^3/cube = 4.218 cubes......he will need 5 of the little cubes of wax.

ElectricPavlov
Feb 21, 2018