# Cubes form Cuboids

**Geometry**Level 1

Three cubes of side length 1 are joined together (side by side) to form a cuboid, what is the ratio of the surface areas of one of the cubes to the cuboid?

The answer is of the form \(\dfrac ab\), where \(a\) and \(b\) are coprime positive integers.

Submit the answer as \(a+b\).