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**Hellbent** Hi,

I need these checked, please.

1. A rectangular prism is made up of 4 layers of blocks. Each layer has 8 blocks and each block has a volume of $\displaystyle 1 \text{cm}^3$. What is the volume of the prism?

$\displaystyle 4 \times 8 \times 1 = 32 \rm{cm}^3$

=> length x width x height

2. Three and a half cakes were shared equally among 7 students. What portion of a cake did each student receive?

$\displaystyle 3 \frac12 \div 7$

$\displaystyle = \frac12$

3. A truck can hold $\displaystyle \frac12$ kg of sand. How many similar trucks will together hold 5 kg of sand?

$\displaystyle 5 \div \frac12$

$\displaystyle = 10$