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Finding the mass of a sphere

  1. Aug 29, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A house is 62 ft long and 29 ft wide, and has
    7.3 ft high ceilings.
    What is the volume of the interior of the
    house?
    Answer in units of cm3



    2. Relevant equations

    LxWxH ??

    3. The attempt at a solution

    62x29x7.3= 13125.4
    Then I converted it to cm and got 400062
     
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  3. Aug 29, 2014 #2

    Nathanael

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    But the units are not centimeters. They are cubic centimeters. You need to convert from "cubic feet" to "cubic centimeters"
    (You went from "feet" to "cm" which is incorrect)

    I would suggest doing the conversion at the beginning of the problem
     
  4. Aug 29, 2014 #3
    your should be 62x29x7.3x(12x2.54)^3 cm3

    since 1 ft =12 inch and 1 inch =2.54 cm
     
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