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cbrusoe

  • 2 years ago

Each dimension of a rectangular prism is increased by 80%. What percent of the original volume is the volume of the new prism? Answer 583.2% 51.2% 64% 324%

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  1. SomeoneYouUsedToKnow
    • 2 years ago
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    0.8 ^ 3 = 3.24 = 324%

  2. cbrusoe
    • 2 years ago
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    oh ok i had the first one down but thank-you

  3. beginnersmind
    • 2 years ago
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    That's actually incorrect. If a dimension is increased by 80% (or by 0.8) the new dimension is 1.8 times the original. So the volume is 1.8*1.8*1.8=5.832 times the original. Or 583.2% of the original.

  4. SomeoneYouUsedToKnow
    • 2 years ago
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    True.

  5. cbrusoe
    • 2 years ago
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    oh ok so it is the first option then?

  6. SomeoneYouUsedToKnow
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes it is

  7. cbrusoe
    • 2 years ago
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    ok cool thank-you guys!

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