The question: Cube C1 has sides of length L, has an area A, and a volume V. Cube C2 has an area that is 1/3 A. What is the length of the sides and the volume of cube C2? Write in terms of L and V.

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- Jan 18th 2014, 01:39 PMOdonskyArea & Volume question
The question: Cube C1 has sides of length L, has an area A, and a volume V. Cube C2 has an area that is 1/3 A. What is the length of the sides and the volume of cube C2? Write in terms of L and V.

I don't know where to start with this one. - Jan 18th 2014, 02:21 PMmopenRe: Area & Volume question
A_c1= 6*(l_c1)^2

v_c1=(l_c1)^3

a_c2=a_c1/3

(l_c2)^2=((l_c1)^2)/3 -----------------------1

v_c2/v_c1=((l_c2)/(l_c1))^3 -----------------2 - Jan 18th 2014, 04:23 PMOdonskyRe: Area & Volume question
Where do you get the 6 from in the first line?

- Jan 18th 2014, 05:18 PMmopenRe: Area & Volume question
It is the surface area of the cube=6* l^2

- Jan 18th 2014, 07:32 PMOdonskyRe: Area & Volume question