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Exercises 

 Explain how GHCi evaluates
quadruple 5 .
 Define a function that subtracts 12 from half its argument.

quadruple x = double (double x)
quadruple 5 = double (double 5)
quadruple 5 = double 10
quadruple 5 = 20
subtractHalf x = x / 2  12
Exercises 

 Write a function to calculate the volume of a box.
 Approximately how many stones are the famous pyramids at Giza made up of? Use GHCi for your calculations.

volumeBox w h d = w * h * d
One approach for the Giza problem is starting from the pyramid volume and the estimated stone volume. Using general functions for the task, that might look like this in GHCi:
Prelude> let volumeBox w h d = w * h * d  Just as above.
Prelude> let volumeSquarePyramid b h = b * b * h / 3
Prelude> volumeSquarePyramid 230.4 146.5 / volumeBox 1 1 1
2592276.48
Exercises 

 Write a function to calculate the volume of a cylinder.

volumeCylinder r h = h * area r