Volume of a Rectangular Solid - Measurement, Width, Length and Height Confusion

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Question
When finding the volume of a rectangular solid, must the width and height have the same measurement? Also, will you get the answer wrong if you looked at the block differently than the person grading it?

Answer
Yes, it is important for the width and height to have the same measurement before you start calculating the volume.

You can read more on this by visiting the page below:
  1. How to Find the Volume

As for the second question, usually the height, length and width of the rectangular solid should be made clear to you in the first place to avoid any confusion.

If it is not the case, you can read a lengthy discussion on it given below (which is not going to be repeated here):
  1. What is Length in a Rectangle?



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