Find the cost of digging a cuboidal pit 6.5 m long, 5 m broad and 4 m deep at the rate of Rs. 20 per m3.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 23rd Aug, 2017, 03:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Dimensions of the pit are

Length (l) = 6.5 m, breadth (b) = 5 m and depth(h) = 4 m

Volume of the pit (V) = =130 m3

Cost of digging 1 m3 = Rs. 20

Therefore, cost of digging 130 m3 = Rs. (20 × 130) = Rs. 2600

Thus, the cost of digging the pit is Rs. 2600.

Answered by  | 23rd Aug, 2017, 05:06: PM