# Volume word problems: fractions & decimals

Practice solving volume word problems involving objects like fish tanks, truck beds, and refrigerators.

### Problem

Cam is buying a refrigerator for his apartment. He's choosing between a mini fridge and a mega fridge (details shown in the table below). He notices that the mega fridge costs 3 times as much as the mini fridge.
How many times as great is the volume of the mega fridge as the volume of the mini fridge?
Please choose from one of the following options.
Area of baseHeightPrice
Mini fridgestart fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction, space, m, start superscript, 2, end superscript1, space, mdollar sign, 100
Mega fridge1, space, m, start superscript, 2, end superscript2, space, mdollar sign, 300