2020 AMC 10B Problems/Problem 2
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Problem
Carl has cubes each having side length , and Kate has cubes each having side length . What is the total volume of these cubes?
Solution 1
A cube with side length has volume , so of these will have a total volume of .
A cube with side length has volume , so of these will have a total volume of .
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Solution 2
The total volume of Carl's cubes is . This is because to find the volume of a cube or a rectangular prism, you have to multiply the height by the length by the width. So in this question, it would be . This is equal to . Since Carl has 5 cubes, you will have to multiply by , to account for all the cubes.
Next, to find the total volume of Kate's cubes you have to do the same thing. Except, this time, the height, the width, and the length, are all , so it will be Now you have to multiply by to account for all the blocks. This is . So the total volume of Kate's cubes is .
Lastly, to find the total of Carl's and Kate's cubes, you must add the total volume of these people. This is going to be .
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