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A matchbox measures 4 cm × 2.5 cm × 1.5 cm. What will be the volume of a packet containing 12 such boxes? - Mathematics

A matchbox measures 4 cm × 2.5 cm × 1.5 cm. What will be the volume of a packet containing 12 such boxes?

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Solution

Matchbox is a cuboid having its length (l), breadth (b), height (h) as 4 cm, 2.5 cm, and 1.5 cm.

Volume of 1 match box = × b × h

= (4 × 2.5 × 1.5) cm3 = 15 cm3

Volume of 12 such matchboxes = (15 × 12) cm3

= 180 cm3

Therefore, the volume of 12 match boxes is 180 cm3.

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NCERT Class 9 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 13 Surface Area and Volumes
Exercise 13.5 | Q 1 | Page 228
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