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Emmy82650
 3 years ago
A triangular prism has a volume of 64 yd3. If each dimension of the prism is reduced by half, what is the new volume of the prism?
Emmy82650
 3 years ago
A triangular prism has a volume of 64 yd3. If each dimension of the prism is reduced by half, what is the new volume of the prism?

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prealgebra
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A triangular prism has a volume of\[V=\frac{1}{2}bhl.\]If we reduce each dimension by half, then\[V_{\text{new}}=\frac{1}{2}\frac{b}{2}\frac{h}{2}\frac{l}{2}=\frac{1}{16}bhl.\]What do you think?

Emmy82650
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure. I think it could be something like 8 or 16...?

prealgebra
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The answer is that the volume is reduced by a factor of \(8\).

hatrianna
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the answer ,ANYBODY !?
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