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Estimating the Surface Area and Volume of a Rectangular Prism
This Demonstration shows how to use rounding to estimate the volume and surface area of a rectangular prism.
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
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Surface Area
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Volume
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Estimating the Surface Area and Volume of a Rectangular Prism
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/EstimatingTheSurfaceAreaAndVolumeOfARectangularPrism/
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
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