## rachel/411 2 years ago <Directions : Read the problem and choose the best answer. Keep in mind that you must show/justify why you chose that answer> A bakery sells two types of cakes that are shaped like rectangular prisms. The larger cake has a volume of 720 cubic inches. The smaller cake that are half the size of the larger cake. What is the volume in cubic inches of the smaller cake? a. 90 in^3 b. 120 in^3 c. 240 in^3 d. 360 in^3

1. rachel/411

@AriPotta

2. AriPotta

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3. AriPotta

so if one cake has a volume of 720, and the other has half the dimensions of the other one, what's the volume?

4. rachel/411

720/2 u mean?

5. AriPotta

no

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7. rachel/411

oh. so, lemme c. brb

8. rachel/411

mk. i think it is D.

9. AriPotta

no. what's 720/8?

10. rachel/411

90. srry

11. AriPotta

so it's a :)

12. rachel/411

thanks:))) for some reason i insisted on 1/2

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14. AriPotta

because the dimensions were halved :)

15. rachel/411

ok. sorry.

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and tnx:)

17. rachel/411

next q comimg up.. plus more medals:)

18. rachel/411

tho ive a q

19. rachel/411

how is it 1/8?

20. AriPotta

because if you look at the picture, it proves that it's 1/8

21. rachel/411

lemme look again

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23. rachel/411

is it bcuz the small one is v=1 and the second one v=8?

24. AriPotta

yes

25. rachel/411

ooooh mk

26. rachel/411

i draw the cubes,yes ?

27. AriPotta

the original had a volume of 8. the one with halved dimensions had a volume of 1

28. AriPotta

if you need to

29. rachel/411

ok

30. rachel/411

tnx again

31. AriPotta

no problem

32. rachel/411

:))