# The volume of a cube with sides of length #s# is given by #V =s^3#. What is the rate of change of the volume with respect to #s# when # s# is 6 centimeters?

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Jun 2, 2018

#### Explanation:

We are given the volume function:

The rate of change is found using the first derivative of this function. This is often called the gradient function, because it gives the gradient of a tangent line drawn at the specified point.

We now plug in