By what percent does the volume of a cube increase, if the lenght of each edge is increased by 50% ?​

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By what percent does the volume of a cube increase, if the lenght of each edge is increased by 50% ?​

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Maria 1 month 2021-08-13T05:06:10+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-08-13T05:07:12+00:00

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    Let each edge of the cube be x cm.

    Then, volume of the cube =

    x {}^{3}  \: cm {}^{3}

    Length of the edge after increase = 150/100 x cm = 1.5x cm.

    Therefore, increased volume

     = (1.5x) {}^{3}  \: cm  \\  3.375 {x}^{3} cm {}^{3}

    Therefore % increase

     = (3.375 {x}^{3}  - x {}^{3} ) \div  {x}^{3}

     = (2.375 \times 100)\% = 237.5\%

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