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Find the smallest number y such that y x 162 (y multiplied by 162) is a perfect cube.

A

24

B

27

C

32

D

36
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y * 162 = y * 3 * 3 * 3 * 3 * 2

So for perfect cube we need to add two 3s and two 2s.

so answer is = 3*3*2*2= 36.
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Option D because 162 = 6 * 27 = there is cube of 27 which is 3 but not cube for 6 so two 6 must be multiplied hence 36
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