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    how to figure length and width knowing depth and volume

    v=18000 gallons, depth=3.8 feet how do i find length and width of rectangle without measuring?
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    Quote Originally Posted by linea View Post
    v=18000 gallons, depth=3.8 feet how do i find length and width of rectangle without measuring?
    The volume of an rectangular prism is calculated by:

    V= \underbrace{length\ \cdot \ width}_{base\ area}\ \cdot \ height/depth

    With the given values you can calculate the value of the base area only but not the values of length and width of this rectangle.
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