# Find the surface area of the wooden box which is in the shape of a cube, If the edge of the box is 27 cm.

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**Hint:**Use the formula of the surface area of a cube: surface area $ = 6{a^2}$

Where a is the length of the side of the cube. Substitute the given length of the box in the formula to compute the surface area.

**Complete step by step solution:**We know that the formula for the surface area of a cube (Wooden box) of side length $a$ is given by

Surface area $ = 6{a^2}$

Given that Length of box $ = 27{\text{cm}}$

The cubical wooden box will look like the following figure:

Therefore, the surface area of the wooden box

$ = 6{\left( {27} \right)^2}$

$ = 6 \times 729$

$ = 4374{\text{c}}{{\text{m}}^2}$

Hence the answer is $4374{\text{c}}{{\text{m}}^2}$

**Note:**Each face of a cube is square in shape and a cube has 6 such faces. Therefore, the surface area of any cube-shaped object is the sum of the areas of each of its 6 faces.