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what is the area of cubic box that contains a baseball with a diameter of 3inches please help

 Mar 15, 2022
edited by Guest  Mar 15, 2022
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If the baseball "just fits" in the box and the diameter of the baseball is 3 inches,

both the width and the height of each side is 3 inches.

 

This makes the area of each side  3 x 3  =  9 square inches.

 

Since there are six sides, the total area is  6 x 9  =  54 square inches.

 Mar 15, 2022

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