A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 5 years ago
i got these four problems wrong... can someone please help me with them... the solid is similar to a larger solid with the given scale factor. what is the surface area and volume of the larger solid?
anonymous
 5 years ago
i got these four problems wrong... can someone please help me with them... the solid is similar to a larger solid with the given scale factor. what is the surface area and volume of the larger solid?

This Question is Closed

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Given the scale factor say 3:5 the small solid refers to the 3, the large to the 5 set up a ratio 3/5 = smallVolume/largeVolume cross multiply 3*largeVolume = 5*smallVolume largeVolume = 5/3 * smallVolume Now just use the scale factors in the problems and the volume/sa provided

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that doesnt make scene

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how so? ratios are just fractions

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to simplify it given scale factor m:n large = small*(n/m)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont get fractions or scale factors

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok fractions are parts of a whole just think of scale factors as fractions Fractions i have one pizza with 8 slices one slice is a part of the whole pizza the size of one slice is 1/8 of pizza two slices is 2/8 of pizza four slices is 4/8 of pizza ... if i have four slices that means i have 1/2 the pizza because 4 is one half of 8 Now if i double my portion, i multiply 4 slices * 2=8 slices=whole pizza the scale factor here is 1:2, 1pizza = 2 portions ... i dont know if that helped at all, but find someone to help you understand fractions it is VERY important

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay ill just put it this way.. will someone please just put the number into a formula that i can solve

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did above "given scale factor m:n large = small*(n/m) " scale 1:2 smallVolume = 100 largeVolume = (100)*(2/1) = 200
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.