# Fill a pool with water

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Today our task is to fill a pool with water. In doing so, we mustn't drown anyone, but we also don't want to hold back: we'll fill it to the brim! The filling method will take the dimensions of the pool. We will assume that it is a parallelepiped, i.e. it has a well-defined length, width and depth. And the method will return the required amount of water. In liters.
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Lunita
Level 4
13 January, 02:47
Solved with a constant of 1000, typecasting the parameters and returning the result.
acg.comured
Level 4
14 June 2021, 15:54
ok
Glen
Level 7 , Yuma, United States
12 February 2021, 17:12
If you look at the example output and compare it to the example input you can tell there is a constant of 1000
Java_Mooood
Level 3 , San Antonio, United States
16 October 2020, 21:58
Innocent O.
Level 5 , Munich, Germany
28 July 2020, 14:51
Here is the trick, the dimensions are in meters and 1 meter cube = 1000 litres. :)
Maryem Vickers
Level 7 , HT..., United Kingdom
13 October 2020, 18:29
you clever old innocent.
Devonte A
Level 18 , Rubery, United Kingdom
21 April 2020, 20:15
Found this hint online - The formula for the volume is then equal to the area of that circle times the height of the cylinder. Dividing the volume (in cubic centimeters) of the shape by 1,000 will give you the volume in liters (L).
Luke
Level 5 , Seattle, United States
6 March 2020, 00:46
At first I tried using a double for the variable in the getVolume method and it didn't work. Then after a little digging i found that you need a "long" variable. I didn't know about that variable type before and I'm wondering weather I missed it or if it just wasn't mentioned
Martin Toennishoff
Level 6 , Karlsruhe, Germany
17 February 2020, 17:25
There should be some hint that the dimensions are meant to be meters in the hints, too. I plain overlooked it in the description.
Jason
Level 16 , United States
11 September 2019, 13:31
I have the correct formula, and getVolume(int, int, int) is returning 250000 in a long. The "verify" is not working and says I am not returning the correct volume for the last step.
Roman
Level 41
12 September 2019, 05:47
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Balmer Mwongera
Level 3 , Nairobi, Kenya
8 July 2019, 19:04
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Roman
Level 41
9 July 2019, 05:38
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