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Need Help Working Out Volume Of Box

  1. Sep 9, 2008 #1
    OK, don't ask why I need to work this out, I just do :P

    OK. I have a box (not in real life)
    5 KiloMeters long,
    2x10 to the power of -6 nanometers high,
    3x10 to the power of -4 mm wide.

    Could someone please find the volume of this box in meters cubed and explain to me how they got it?

    Cheers.
     
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  3. Sep 9, 2008 #2

    CompuChip

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    Assuming the box is rectangular, isn't it just width x height x length?
     
  4. Sep 9, 2008 #3

    stewartcs

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    Yes.

    Just make sure the units are correct.

    CS
     
  5. Sep 9, 2008 #4

    LowlyPion

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    Welcome to PF.

    This problem is about units conversion.
    Convert all your units to meters, then use the obvious formula to calculate your answer..
     
  6. Sep 9, 2008 #5
    EDIT: I got

    3x10 to the power of -18 meters cubed.

    Can anyone confirm this for me?
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2008
  7. Sep 9, 2008 #6

    CompuChip

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    Yep, that's it!
     
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