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I made a fort for my pet porcupine by connecting two boxes. The first box is 10 meters long, 7 meters wide, and 5 meters high. The second box is 4 meters long, 10 meters wide, and 8 meters high.
How many cubic meters of space does my porcupine have to play in his fort?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
cubic meters