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the surface area of a cube is 6 times the square of its side length. write a function...

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darkhound173 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 2, 2013 at 4:28 AM via web

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the surface area of a cube is 6 times the square of its side length. write a function representing the surface area of a cube. what is the value of the function for an input of 10 centimeters and what does it represent?

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aruv | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted October 2, 2013 at 4:37 AM (Answer #1)

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Let length of the cube is x unit. Since in cube length, width and height all are same therefore surface area S is defined as,

`S(x)=6xx x^2`  sq. unit

The arguement or parameter of function S is x because surface area depend on dimensions of cube.

S(10)=6 x (10)^2 cm^2

=600 sq. cm.

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