The width of a rectangular parallelepiped is 3 3/4 cm, its length is 5 1/3 times its width, and its height is 80% of its length. Calculate the volume of the parallelepiped.
The solution of the problem.
1. Find the length of the rectangular parallelepiped.
3 3/4 cm * 5 1/3 = 15/4 cm * 16/3 = 20 cm.
2. Find the height of the rectangular parallelepiped.
20 cm * 80%: 100% = 16 cm.
3. The volume of a rectangular parallelepiped is equal to the product of all three of its dimensions.
Let’s calculate the volume of the parallelepiped.
3 3/4 cm * 20 cm * 16 cm = 15/4 cm * 20 cm * 16 cm = 1200 cm ^ 3.
Answer. The volume of a rectangular parallelepiped is 1200 cubic centimeters.
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