# A cuboidal water tank is 6 m long, 5 m wide and 4.5 m deep. How many litres of water can it hold? (1 m^{3} = 1000 L)

**Solution:**

Length, breadth, and depth of the cuboidal water tank are 6 m, 5 m, and 4.5 m respectively.

Since the water tank is cuboidal in shape, the volume of water in the tank will be equal to the volume of the cuboid.

The volume of the cuboid of length l, breadth b, and height h, is V = l × b × h

Length of the cuboidal tank, l = 6 m, Breadth of the cuboidal tank, b = 5 m, Height of the cuboidal tank, h = 4.5 m

Volume of the cuboidal tank = l × b × h

V = 6m × 5m × 4.5m

V = 135 m^{3}

V = 135 × 1000L

V = 135000L (1m^{3} = 1000L)

Thus, the cuboidal water tank can hold 135000 litres of water.

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 13

**Video Solution:**

## A cuboidal water tank is 6 m long, 5 m wide and 4.5 m deep. How many litres of water can it hold? (1 m³ = 1000 L)

Class 9 Maths NCERT Solutions Chapter 13 Exercise 13.5 Question 2

**Summary:**

It is given that there is a cuboidal water tank that is 6 m long, 5 m wide, and 4.5 m deep. We have found that the cuboidal water tank can hold 135000 litres of water.

**☛ Related Questions:**

- A cuboidal vessel is 10 m long and 8 m wide. How high must it be made to hold 380 cubic metres of a liquid?
- Find the cost of digging a cuboidal pit 8 m long, 6 m broad and 3 m deep at the rate of ₹30 per m³.
- The capacity of a cuboidal tank is 50000 litres of water. Find the breadth of the tank, if its length and depth are respectively 2.5 m and 10 m.
- A village, having a population of 4000, requires 150 litres of water per head per day. It has a tank measuring 20 m × 15 m × 6 m. For how many days will the water of this tank last?