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How many boxes X could fit into a single box Y? A cubic box, X, has sides of length n. Another cubic box, Y, has sides of length 2n.

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Answered Oct 09, 2018

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The volume of Y is equal to (2n)^3 = 8n^3. The volume of X is equal to n^3. So, to find the number of Xs that could fit into Y, you should divide the volume of Y by that of X, or 8n^3/n^3, which is equal to 8.
 

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