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PAGE: 233SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 111
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Volume of the cube , where is the side of the cube.

If a slice thick is cut from one side, then volume is .


Solve the equation for .


Apply zero product property.

and .


Solve the equation using quadratic formula.


Compare with .


Since the solutions of are imaginary, the real solution is .


Substitute  in.


Therefore, length of the edge of the cube is .

Length of the edge of the cube is .


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