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### Grade 7 - Mathematics9.60 Word Problems on Cuboid - I

 Example: The length and width of a rectangular metal sheet are 40 cm and 25 cm respectively. Four squares each of side 5 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the volume. Solution: In the given rectangular sheet has length and breadth equal to 40 cm and 25 cm respectively. If four corner squares of the side 5 cm are removed and rest is folded into a cuboid. Then the length and width of the cuboid is reduced by twice the side of square. Therefore the length of the cuboid = 40 - (2 * 5) = 40 - 10 length (l)= 30 cm. The width of the cuboid = 25 - (2 * 5) = 25 - 10 width (b) = 15 cm. The height of the cuboid itself is equal to the side of the square removed. Therefore the height of the cuboid = 5 cm. Hence the volume of the cuboid is V = l * b * h V = 30 * 15 * 5 Volume = 2250 cubic centimeters. Directions: Read the above example carefully and answer the following questions. Also make 10 different examples of your own and illustrate each by making cuboids.
 Q 1: The length of a rectangular metal sheet is 35 cm. Four squares each of side 5 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the width of the rectangular sheet if its volume is given by 2500 cubic centimeters.30 centimeters24 centimeters26 centimeters35 centimeters Q 2: The length of a rectangular metal sheet are 25 cm. Four squares each of side 4.5 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the width of the rectangular metal sheet if its volume is given by 792 cubic centimeters.25 centimeters32 centimeters20 centimeters30 centimeters Q 3: The length and breadth of a rectangular metal sheet are 20 cm and 15 cm respectively. Four squares each of side 'x' cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find 'x' if the volume is given by 336 cubic centimeters.5.5 centimeters3.5 centimeters6.5 centimeters4.5 centimeters Q 4: The length and breadth of a rectangular metal sheet are 55 cm and 50 cm respectively. Four squares each of side 6.5 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the volume.11001 cubic centimeters10101 cubic centimeters10100 cubic centimeters10011 cubic centimeters Q 5: The width of a rectangular metal sheet is 40 cm. Four squares each of side 6 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the length of the rectangular sheet if its volume is given by 5544 cubic centimeters.54 centimeters45 centimeters44 centimeters43 centimeters Q 6: The length and width of a rectangular metal sheet are 20 cm & 16 cm respectively. Four squares each of side 4.5 cm are cut and removed from four corners of the sheet, and the remainder is folded to form a cuboid(without the top face). Find the volume.345.5 cubic centimeters348.5 cubic centimeters346.5 cubic centimeters346.5 cubic centimeters Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!