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# A cube has a volume of 125 cubic feet, what is the length of each edge?

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Hint: In this problem, we have to find the length of each edge of a cube, whose given volume is 125 cubic feet. We know that the volume of the cube formula is $V={{a}^{3}}$, where a is the length. We already have the value of the volume, so we can equate the volume of the cube formula and the given value of the volume and simplify it. We can take the cube root on both sides and simplify it to get the length of each edge.

$V={{a}^{3}}$, where a is the length.
\begin{align} & \Rightarrow V=125 \\ & \Rightarrow {{a}^{3}}=125 \\ \end{align}
$\Rightarrow \sqrt[3]{{{a}^{3}}}=\sqrt[3]{125}$
\begin{align} & \Rightarrow a=5 \\ & \because \sqrt[3]{125}=5 \\ \end{align}
Note: We should always remember that the formula for volume of the cube is $V={{a}^{3}}$, where a is the length. We should know that, we can cancel the cubic root and the cube in the term, as the cubic root is one third and it can be canceled by 3 when multiplied to it.