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Help to understand cubic meter please!

Help to understand cubic meter please!
by John333 on 12/14/05 at 19:05:30

I am not total half taught person just wasnt paying to much attention to math in school... now need to understand what is Cubic Meter, i just dont see it inside myhead...
If we have something of size 2 cubic meters how do i knwo how much actual size it is (considering i have no idea whats cubic meter)?

Re: Help to understand cubic meter please!
by Robert Fogt on 12/15/05 at 05:45:41

A cubic meter is something 1 meter long by 1 meter wide by 1 meter high.

1 meter * 1 meter * 1 meter = 1 cubic meter

2 cubic meters could be:

2 meter * 1 meter * 1 meter = 2 cubic meter

Technically it could be any combination of lengths as long as all three dimensions multiplied together equals 2.

4 meters * 1 meter * 0.5 meter = 2 cubic meter

etc.

Re: Help to understand cubic meter please!
by John333 on 12/16/05 at 09:43:24

Example, i wanna buy microwave and interrior dimensions are [b]1.6 cu ft.[/b] (its cubic feet right?) is there way to say how much is actual Width/Height/Depth of 1.6 cu ft?

Second question, here we go again
Oven Dimensions (W x H x D):     [b]18-7/16 x 10-15/16" x 18-1/2"[/b]
How i understand that?

Re: Help to understand cubic meter please!
by Robert Fogt on 12/16/05 at 22:05:25

You cant determine the dimensions based on just the volume. Since it could be any combination of dimensions as long as multiplying them together came out to 1.6

If you know two of the three dimensions, you can figure out the third though.

18 7/16 inches * 10 15/16 inches * 18 1/2 inches = 3730.7 cubic inches

3730.7 cubic inch = 2.16 cubic foot

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