# Thread: Cube

1. ## 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)$\displaystyle 60 cm^2$
(b)$\displaystyle 144 cm^2$
(c)$\displaystyle 300 cm^2$
(d)$\displaystyle 720 cm^2$

2. Hello,
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)$\displaystyle 60 cm^2$
(b)$\displaystyle 144 cm^2$
(c)$\displaystyle 300 cm^2$
(d)$\displaystyle 720 cm^2$
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 ?