# A statue stands on a square base at the side of a garden pond. Both the base and statue are made of granite. How can the volume of the base be calculated without moving the statue?

## Physics

Mar 7, 2017

Since it's square all sides will be equal, say $x$
We call the height of the base $h$
Then the volume is $V = x \times x \times h = {x}^{2} h$