# Math Question Grade 5

by Wayne Collins

suppose you build a tower of interlocking cubes that is 99 cubes tall. and suppose you paint every square on all four sides of the toqer, as well as the top. You dont have to paint the base of the tower. How many squares do you have to paint. what is the relationship between the height of the tower and the number of squares to paint.

### Comments for Math Question Grade 5

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 Oct 04, 2011 grade 5 math question by: Anonymous i asked a small question for my grandson who is 10 and you refused to answer it. I was just trying to help him with his homework and you people want me to pay for the answer of probably a simple answer

 Oct 04, 2011 Painting a Cube Tower by: Staff Question:by Wayne Collins(Kincardine On. Canada) suppose you build a tower of interlocking cubes that is 99 cubes tall. and suppose you paint every square on all four sides of the toqer, as well as the top. You dont have to paint the base of the tower. How many squares do you have to paint. what is the relationship between the height of the tower and the number of squares to paint.Answer:We do not charge for answering questions relating to math.We also try to answer questions within a reasonable period of time.The relationship is:Height = number of cubes, or height in cubesTotal squares to paint = (4 sides per cube) * (height in cubes) + 1 top squareSquares to Paint:Total squares to paint = (4 sides per cube) * (99 cubes high) + 1 top squareTotal squares to paint = 397Thanks for writing.Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

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