# Mark has a box that is #3 1/2# feet high, #4 2/7# feet wide and 5 feet long. Jeff has a box that measures 4 feet along each edge. Whose box has the greater volume? By how much?

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Mar 15, 2018

Mark's box is larger by

#### Explanation:

Determining the volume of the square is relatively simple so we'll start with that:

To calculate the volume of a rectangular prism, we multiply length by width by height:

Find the difference:

Therefore, Mark's box is larger by