jasen Posted June 25, 2016 Report Share Posted June 25, 2016 I know this math problem is easy for the master here, But it will be interesting for new members I have a box, rasio of the three surface area are 1:5:10 If the volume of the box is 160m^3 find the length, width and height of the box Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...

0 tojo928 Posted June 28, 2016 Report Share Posted June 28, 2016 Spoiler 2X4X20 Areas 8:40:80 since 160 broken down into its base is 5x2^{5}. this meant that since the ratios of B and C both contained a factor of 5, the shared side had to be a multiple of 5*2^{x}. the rest had to be 2^{x} where the sum of the 3 unknown powers had to sum to 5. This takes you to a very limited number of possibilities which are easy enough to just calculate. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...

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I know this math problem is easy for the master here, But it will be interesting for new members

I have a box,

rasio of the three surface area are 1:5:10

If the volume of the box is 160m^3

find the length, width and height of the box

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