If each side of a cuboid is doubled,its volume is

(a)doubled

(b)becomes 4 times

(c)becomes 6 times

(d)becomes 8 times

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- Aug 24th 2008, 09:54 PMdeviCuboid
If each side of a cuboid is doubled,its volume is

(a)doubled

(b)becomes 4 times

(c)becomes 6 times

(d)becomes 8 times - Aug 24th 2008, 10:02 PMJhevon
- Aug 24th 2008, 10:07 PMticbol
- Aug 24th 2008, 10:29 PMdevi
- Aug 24th 2008, 10:50 PMticbol
You mean the answer is a)?

Cannot be.

A dictionanary says a cuboid is a rectangular parallelepiped. So it looks like any box of six rectangular faces. (A square is also a rectangular, by the way).

So the volume is length*width*height.

If all those 3 dimensions are doubled, then the original volume is doubled only according to your book?