# Cubic unit

A cubic unit is a unit for measuring volume. Each face of a cubic unit is a square, and each edge is one unit in length. Refer to the image below for reference.

### Metric system

In the metric system, commonly used cubic units include cm^{3} (cubic centimeter), dm^{3} (cubic decimeter), and m^{3} (cubic meter).

### U.S. customary system

In the U.S. customary system, commonly used cubic units include in^{3} (cubic inch), ft^{3} (cubic foot), and yd^{3} (cubic yard).