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    Basic Volume Question

    I need to divide 84.38 cubic meters by 20.

    The answer I'm getting is 30039.1418?

    That does not look right?

    What am I doing wrong?

    Much thanks for the help?
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    Post the original problem IN FULL please;
    what you're showing makes no sense.
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    good point there Wilmer, sorry.

    I'm working on an assignment to design a bird cage and its almost done.

    I just need to provide the cubic space per bird and there are 20 of them.

    The total volume is 84.38m cubed.

    I did figure out where I was going wrong.

    The I was entering into the calculator 84.38m CUBED (<-- wong) divided by 20.

    I should have just been entering 84.38 divided by 20 =

    Anyway, arrived at the right answer. 4.219m

    Much thanks anyway.

    Glad I found this forum!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Blyth View Post
    good point there Wilmer, sorry.

    I'm working on an assignment to design a bird cage and its almost done.

    I just need to provide the cubic space per bird and there are 20 of them.

    The total volume is 84.38m cubed.

    I did figure out where I was going wrong.

    The I was entering into the calculator 84.38m CUBED (<-- wong) divided by 20.

    I should have just been entering 84.38 divided by 20 =

    Anyway, arrived at the right answer. 4.219m

    Much thanks anyway.

    Glad I found this forum!


    The right answer might have units of m^3 and not m.
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