Average Sample Problem


This sample problems requires application of a combination of concepts. Each application is straightforward. Test yourself by following each step described below. Click on [info] for a detailed description of each step.

The Berliner Lecture Room (PSB 180) at Bryn Mawr College is approximately 42.8 feet long by 26.3 feet wide by 11.6 feet tall. What is the volume of this room in cubic centimeters?

  1. Read the problem twice. On the first pass, note the general concepts needed to find the answer. On the second pass note the details. [info]

  2. Write down the information given in the problem. [info]

  3. Find additional information. [info]

  4. Set up the solution--check units. [info]

  5. Solve [info]

  6. Check the answer--Does it make sense [info]


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