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#### wolfsprint

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Can you please solve it and show me the work?

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How do you normally compute volume? What's the volume of a cube? What's the volume of a rectangular prism?

We don't operate that way here on MHB. Students do the heavy lifting, as they should. We help you get unstuck on a particular point or step.Can you please solve it and show me the work?

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Vol. Of the cube is L^3 and vol of regtangular prism is Lxwxh , but i still cant find this relevant

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If the base is square-shaped, how does that change your volume formula?

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i have no idea but ive read some where that a square based rectangular box is W^2h

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That sounds like an idea to me! It is correct. So you have a formula for the volume:i have no idea but ive read some where that a square based rectangular box is W^2h

$$V=w^{2}h.$$

What is the problem asking you to do?