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Help!?!?These two rectangular prisms are similar. Find the volume of the larger rectangular prism
If two solids are similar, the cube of their scale factor is equal to the ratio of their volumes. In this problem, 4/12 or 1/3 is the scale factor.
The cube of (1/3) = 24/V where V is the volume of the larger prism.
(1/3)^3 = 24/V Solve the equation for V.
@not_so_smart Question?
I got 192cm3 but that's wrong. Whats the answer so I can work the steps backwards? thanks
Is your question identical to this one? http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/523bf07ae4b00182897ed413
@not_so_smart What equation did you use to get 192cm3 ?
(1/3)^3 = 24/V 1/27 = 24/V Cross multiply: V = 27 * 24 V = ? @not_so_smart Just multiply those two numbers.
648? I think i get it now. Thank u. It helped to do it backwards.
Yes, you are welcome.