# Rectangular cuboid

The rectangular cuboid has a surface area 5334 cm2, its dimensions are in the ratio 2:4:5. Find the volume of this rectangular cuboid.

Correct result:

V =  23519.015 cm3

#### Solution:

$a=2 \ x \ \\ b=4 \ x \ \\ c=5 \ x \ \\ S=5334 \ \text{cm}^2 \ \\ \ \\ S=2(ab+bc+ac)=2(2 \cdot \ 4 \ x^2 + 4 \cdot \ 5 \ x^2 + 2 \cdot \ 5 \ x^2) \ \\ S=76 \ x^2 \ \\ \ \\ x=\sqrt{ S / 76 }=\sqrt{ 5334 / 76 } \doteq 8.3776 \ \text{cm} \ \\ \ \\ a=2 \cdot \ x=2 \cdot \ 8.3776 \doteq 16.7552 \ \text{cm} \ \\ b=4 \cdot \ x=4 \cdot \ 8.3776 \doteq 33.5104 \ \text{cm} \ \\ c=5 \cdot \ x=5 \cdot \ 8.3776 \doteq 41.888 \ \text{cm} \ \\ \ \\ V=a \cdot \ b \cdot \ c=16.7552 \cdot \ 33.5104 \cdot \ 41.888=23519.015 \ \text{cm}^3$ Our examples were largely sent or created by pupils and students themselves. Therefore, we would be pleased if you could send us any errors you found, spelling mistakes, or rephasing the example. Thank you!

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