# The ratio of the number of sides of a square to the number of edges of a cube is (A) 1 : 2 (B) 3 : 2 (C) 4 : 1 (D) 1 : 3

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The ratio of the number of sides of a square to the number of edges of a cube is

(A) 1 : 2 (B) 3 : 2 (C) 4 : 1 (D) 1 : 3

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(D) 1 : 3

We know that, number of sides in a square = 4 and number of edges in a cube = 12

So, ratio of sides to edges = 4/12

Divide both numerator and denominator by 4.

= 1/3

Therefore, ratio of sides to edges = 1 : 3