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    On a past paper is the question 'A swimming pool is in the shape of a cuboid and is 60m long, 10m wide and 1.5m deep. How many litres of water does the pool contain?'

    How do we know how many litres are in a square meter? Am I to just assume it's 1? I have no mark scheme :/

    Sorry if this is a really stupid question...
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    Yes, just multiply all the numbers together.
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    1 litre = 1000cm3
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    A square metre is just a plane - I think you mean a cubic metre
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    1 decimeter^3 (10x10x10) = 1 liter
    so
    1 M^3 = 1000 liters
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    It'd have a volume of 900m^3, converts to 90000cm^3, divide by 1000 (because 1l=1000cm^3) which gives you 90 litres.


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    (Original post by Hummi_C)
    It'd have a volume of 900m^3, converts to 90000cm^3, divide by 1000 (because 1l=1000cm^3) which gives you 90 litres.


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    ermm.. surely: ?

     900m^3 = 900 \times 100^3 cm^3 = 900000000cm^3
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    (Original post by just george)
    ermm.. surely: ?

     900m^3 = 900 \times 100^3 cm^3 = 900000000cm^3
    Yeah sorry my bad!

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