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− | Let the smallest side length be <math>x</math>. Then the volume is <math>x \cdot 3x \cdot 4x =12x^3</math>.If <math>x=2</math>, then <math>12x^3 = 96 \implies \boxed{\textbf{(D) } 96.}</math> | + | Let the smallest side length be <math>x</math>. Then the volume is <math>x \cdot 3x \cdot 4x =12x^3</math>. If <math>x=2</math>, then <math>12x^3 = 96 \implies \boxed{\textbf{(D) } 96.}</math> |
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Revision as of 22:49, 14 January 2020
Problem
A rectangular box has integer side lengths in the ratio . Which of the following could be the volume of the box?
Solution
Let the smallest side length be . Then the volume is . If , then
See Also
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