# Cube

• August 27th 2008, 12:05 AM
devi
Cube
How many sq.cm of construction paper does one need in order to exactly cover, with no overlap, 5sides of a cube with edges that are 12 cms long.

(a) $60 cm^2$
(b) $144 cm^2$
(c) $300 cm^2$
(d) $720 cm^2$
• August 27th 2008, 02:03 AM
Moo
Hello,
Quote:

Originally Posted by devi
How many sq.cm of construction paper does one need in order to exactly cover, with no overlap, 5sides of a cube with edges that are 12 cms long.

(a) $60 cm^2$
(b) $144 cm^2$
(c) $300 cm^2$
(d) $720 cm^2$

A cube is made of 6 sides, which form is a square.

What is the area of a square with a side of length 12 ? Answer
So if you need to cover 5 sides of it, what will it be ?