Chapter 9.1, Problem 38E

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In excavating for a new house, a contractor digs a hole in the shape of a right rectangular prism. The dimensions of the hole are 54 ft long by 36 ft wide by 9 ft deep. How many cubic yards of dirt were removed?

To determine

**To find:**

The number of cubic yards of dirt were removed.

Explanation

The volume of any solid is the region of space occupied by it and in general the volume of a solid is given by the product of its base area and altitude.

For a regular solid prism with base area

**Calculation:**

Given,

The dimensions of the hole are 54 ft long by 36 ft wide by 9 ft deep.

Here, we have

Now, the volume of the closed box is given by the formula

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